Category Archives: Learning is empathetic

Food Bowl Launches Design 2016

What if you could create a school program that combined empathy for the cause of food justice with engineering, design and English Language Arts? What if that very program required collaboration with organizations outside of school, as well as massive … Continue reading

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Commitment Leads to Meaningful Work for Mozambique…and our Students

Education brings the world to students. Knowledge opens minds. As technology advances, finding its place in the classroom has been seen as important over and over again. Moveable type made textbooks possible, television and video made seeing breaking news and … Continue reading

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Is Water the New Oil?

Before I took the water course I thought that water was a thing we would have forever. Now…I know that we should be careful of how we use clean water and we should not just throw it about. I also … Continue reading

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Just Before Thanksgiving

We had a packed few days before we said good by for Thanksgiving break. They were fun, and also responsible. Jake’s advisory buddied with Hannah and David’s 4th graders to make and top the apple crisp for our All School … Continue reading

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Making x 2: Trees More Important and for Maker Faire

Our sixth graders have been particularly busy this week, making final preparations for the Maker Faire coming up this weekend, on Saturday, November 14. In their science class, with their teacher, Emma Sears, students¬†have been wrestling with the question of … Continue reading

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Fish Provides Lessons on Humanity for Middle School with Global Read Aloud 2015

A few weeks ago, we gathered the middle school students and advisors together and began to read Fish, by L.S. Matthews. Reading aloud is not uncommon in middle school, but on this particular day, we joined with hundreds of classrooms … Continue reading

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Service Learning: Making in Many Ways

Well designed service learning has students serve with partners in the community to “make” in many ways. Continue reading

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