Innovation: Education

Can Minecraft save the world?

These 4th graders say yes. With a little help from the UN’s Global Goals. Students at Ottauquechee Elementary School took Minecraft, the...

How to make real, sustainable change in the Northeast Kingdom

Think Global Goals, make local change   The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals are ambitious goals that countries, organizations, and...

Equity and the in-school business

Mettawee creates school “bank” to crowdfund field trip spending money Mettawee Community School, in West Pawlet VT, loves tradition...

Ottauquechee’s Diversity Detectives in:

The Case of The Library Diversity Audit Whose stories are being told in your library? Whose stories are being left out? Look around your library. It...

What do curiosity projects look like?

“I think every school should do it!” Soup to nuts, curiosity projects — Genius Hour, 20% time or passion projects by any other name...

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Emily reading in a hammock

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And the reading is eeeeeasy. Time to pull out your bicycle, kayak, or barbecue. Or curl up in the hammock, on a lounge chair, or with your beach towel and READ!  It’s easy to lose yourself in a book as you relax...

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Equity, identity & art

Tracing a middle level social identity unit Identity. Oppression. Social justice. Structural racism. Liberation. These are some intense ideas to grapple with at any age. Yet 6th grade student Deng isn’t willing to...

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