Project-based learning at home

It all started with a pandemic Dear reader, as you are well aware, back in March a global pandemic struck The post Project-based learning at […]

Real World: Cabot

Rural life and project-based learning You might find students on the skating rink in front of the school, helping out on a goat farm, dirt […]

Building a chicken coop at The Dorset School

  How do you get fresh eggs on a school menu? Students at The Dorset School, in Dorset VT, did it by researching, designing and […]

5 lessons learned from an integrated middle school PBL unit

Reflections from the Burke Town School At Burke Town School, in West Burke VT, students and teachers dove into integrated project based learning (PBL) last […]

Evolving student roles in a big (BIG) PBL project

As Dorset’s coop dreams became a reality, students gathered new skills What does it look like to break one enormous project into several project-based learning units? […]

Developing empathy for your community

Meet the Humans of Burke So many schools operate in isolation from the very communities they are situated in. Do your students know community members? […]

Using student TED Talks to showcase learning

TED Talks are short, personal powerful storytelling. Now: how can students use this medium as motivation to learn, to explore their purpose, extend their perspectives […]

Should Vermont host the next Olympics?

Manchester’s 6th graders weigh in… to their Selectboard. Teams of 6th-grade students from Manchester Elementary Middle School researched this question and put their arguments to […]

How to build a better (student-made) chicken coop

Applying NGSS to… chickens? At the Dorset School, in Dorset VT, the 8th graders know that fresh, farm-raised eggs taste amazing. The problem: their cafeteria […]

Kick off project-based learning with a community event

Hope launches in the Northeast Kingdom As part of participating in the UN’s Global Goals, students at Burke Town School, in West Burke VT, kicked […]

Race Against Racism VT

Student leadership and service in action It all starts with an idea. Races Against Racism have taken place around the country, and last spring, a […]

How to tell your PBL story

Cornwall students think global, build local, share both Last year the most amazing thing happened: my students at the Cornwall School designed and built a […]

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