Project-based learning should fit the projects: Bridging cultural relevance and pedagogy

Project-based learning should fit the projects: Bridging cultural relevance and pedagogy

Robert S. Harvey is superintendent and senior managing director of East Harlem Scholars Academies, a network of five charter schools in New York City. I wake up early on a Monday morning to visit a school in Manhattan that’s touted for its engaging, student-centered approach to project-based learning. It was a typical winter morning in […]
Project-based learning opportunities are in genealogy’s DNA

Project-based learning opportunities are in genealogy’s DNA

Dive Brief: A popular genealogy English elective at Old Rochester Regional High School in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, lets the single-semester course’s 30 students dig into their families’ pasts via public records through a project-based learning...