Purposeful learning experiences that inspire and empower learners to foster connections with peers, the community, and the world, both in and out of the classroom. Learners thrive as they engage in an active learning process that builds transferable skills within an interdisciplinary and collaborative context.
Authentic Learning Resources
"As educators, we have all known for a long time that learning is best done through experience - learning by doing rather than learning by listening or observing. Educational theory and research support this claim. The daunting thing is, how do we as educators, plan for this? How do we design learning so that this is a meaningful experience? How do we ensure that students are active and engage participants in their learning?"
This resource tries to help define 'authenticity' in learning and introduces some ideas to help educators through the authentic learning design process.
How do we help students feel safe to take risks? And then, how do we get them to actually take them? This profile, A Classroom Full of Risk Takers, highlights a few teachers proven ideas on how to cultivate curiosity, adventure, and a respect for failure.