“What’s in our water?” Use the world as your classroom.

“What’s in our water?” Use the world as your classroom.

Leaning over the banks of the Wenyu River, students carefully lower their water collection devices, created last week as part of an innovative design challenge to collect water samples. Some manage to collect surface water, while other devices plunge deep in the abyss...
Transform Student Learning in 2017 with a Vision Board

Transform Student Learning in 2017 with a Vision Board

Establishing Your Vision for 2017 Most of you are either approaching the end of the semester or already on break. Congratulations! You did it. You made it through the first half of the year. I’m sure right now the only thing on your minds are the sandy beaches of...
Building their own Aquaponics Systems

Building their own Aquaponics Systems

Do you know how to grow your own food? I’m 34 years old, and I still can barely manage to perfect macaroni and cheese!  In our integrated unit entitled “The Phoenix Project,” students would not only learn to grow their own food, but make real...