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Exploratory Learning is Engaged Learning

It’s the third week of school.  My 6th grade World Cultures class has just learned the continents, latitude, and longitude. Now let’s move on to our first set of vocabulary words: politics, geography, economics, and resources.   1,019 more words

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An Holistic Approach to Legal Education

My interview with Dean of Elon University School of Law, Luke Bierman, from Elon’s Second Symposium on Experiential Learning in Legal Ed…

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Middle School Students Explore Biodiversity in Costa Rica

This post is from Paula Vigue, a computer science/literacy teacher from Winslow

Students from Winslow Junior High School, led by Winslow teacher Mrs. Paula Vigue, spent a week in Costa Rica during the 2014 summer.  233 more words

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On taking a more appreciative and engaged approach to academics

In high school, I remember dreading the homework for my classes, especially math and science ones. 407 more words

Verbal Daydreaming

Samantha Smith Challenge

Do you remember when a group of Freeport elementary students took on fast food giant McDonalds and won? Concerned about the environmental impact of styrofoam packaging,  the students convinced Freeport’s town council to ban its use. 705 more words

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The Power of Choice

Nancy Doda wowed the audience with her keynote at our Annual Conference this past October.  One of the reasons her address was so powerful is that she shared the microphone with Nick, a student from Hampden. 75 more words

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