Dec 19, 2023
What if you could re-imagine schooling to be student-centered? Build from the ground up?
That's what Connect Academy did when it was given carte blanche to re-imagine schooling for students in the Poway District.
How we organize learning experiences, by making them interdisciplinary, and community...
Dec 6, 2023
How are you finishing off the semester before Winter Break?
While many classrooms finish with final exams, as learner-centered practitioners, we understand that it's far more POWERFUL to let our students share their learning.
Public Exhibitions are one of the best ways to do this.
Exhibitions provide the perfect...
Nov 22, 2023
How do we better include learners and learning profiles often left behind in traditional settings? What if we could custom-fit learning experiences around their unique strengths, gifts, capabilities and needs? What if understanding the brain's intracacies and high yield therapeutic approaches helped us support and...
Nov 7, 2023
How much voice and ownership do you provide students in their learning journey?
I understand the fears the fears of inviting too much input:
What if students go in a direction I can’t support? Steer too far away from mandated curriculum? Decide on projects and products I’ve never developed myself?
Aug 9, 2023
There are several skills that are hard to build in students within the walls of a classroom.
Skills like leadership, community building, survival, mentorship, global citizenship, and expedition planning.
On expeditions outside of the classroom, these skills come naturally; whether it's assisting farmers plant in the...