Connecting Vermont students with dairy farms

There’s more math, biology, and chemistry than you’d think. It’s a wintry morning in one of the coldest Februarys in The post Connecting Vermont students […]

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 […]

All about service learning

with Katy Farber From real and relevant to what to do in the event of a mountain bike accident, the last predators in Middlesex, and […]

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 […]

Introducing “Cabot Leads”

Use service learning to grow your community What do you do when you’re a 5th-through-8th middle school housed in two separate buildings? If your 7th-and-8th […]

How to start a difficult conversation

Conversations begin at home. And at the bus stop. Also the market. And– So much of the change we need to see right now can […]

Beyond the audience of one

Why digital composition matters I’d like you to think back to your days as a student. What kinds of writing did you do? Who read […]

Student TED Talks, sound sculptures and a funk band

Student exhibitions of project-based learning At this point we all know how important it is for students to share project-based learning with an authentic audience. […]

Culminating Events for Project-Based Learning

Honor scholars with an authentic audience for their work The culminating event! It’s the lovely finish line of a Project-Based learning unit. The big event. […]

3 types of videos for showcasing content areas

Structures & examples for student filmmakers Many students love working with video. Students can create videos for any subject to show specifically what they’re learning, […]

Use Thinglink to explore identity

Creating and sharing digital selves I’m participating in Thinglink’s Summer VR Challenge, and the first exercise in the challenge is to design your Digital Self, […]

How mobile devices can enhance field trips

Deepen place-based learning and boost emotional engagement Having signed the permission slips, helped raise money, converted US dollars to Canadian, and reviewed the itinerary multiple […]

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