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From Wood to Wing to Classroom

From Wood to Wing to Classroom

Using a real-world biofuels project as a K-12 teaching moment Educators know the power of an authentic performance task, a task where students are asked to demonstrate their knowledge, understanding, and proficiency in a relevant, genuine context.[1] For example, the culminating activity in Facing the Future’s middle and high school...

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Planting the Seed: Garden-based learning in our Classrooms

Planting the Seed: Garden-based learning in our Classrooms

As we head deeper into spring, I find myself looking forward to all those fun outdoor activities. Biking, Frisbee, and hikes in the great outdoors. And of course there is gardening. As personal love of mine, gardening has given me opportunities to learn a bit of botany, connect to others...

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