Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 8:47pm
A bank in Albuquerque, N.M., had a limited budget to make one of its branches more environmentally sustainable, so students at the local Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Leadership High School rolled up their sleeves and went to work. They searched websites for green design options, consulted with an engineer, and used spreadsheets to compare potential costs and energy savings.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 1:28pm
Indiana's Tri-Creek Schools has adopted the project-based learning approach developed by the nonprofit New Tech Network to educate students using a rigorous, hands-on curricula and computers. Seventh-graders at Lowell Middle School will be the first group in the district to be immersed in the new culture.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 11:51am
Kim Knott, superintendent of Clarksville (Ind.) Community Schools, is hoping to have an answer soon from the board on whether they can move forward with the project-based and problem-focused high school learning model.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 1:04pm
Julie Wilson, founder and executive director of the Institute for the Future of Learning, writes in the Partnership for 21st Century Skills blog about engaging students in real-world, project-based learning.