What Orleans students want you to know about student voice

…two-person team of Andrea Gratton and Kyle Chadburn. These teachers have worked hard to move toward personalized learning practices such as project based learning and increasing student voice and choice….

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#vted Reads: Troublemakers with Mike Martin

In this episode of #vted Reads, we talk with South Burlington curriculum coordinator Mike Martin,about Troublemakers, a book by Carla Shalaby. We touch on what we're really doing when we ask our students to code-switch, Black Lives Matter, and the trouble with classroom norms, and we pose the question: 'How do school systems bestow unearned privilege on some, and un-earned hardship, on others?' Oh, and we talk about Harry Potter. Naturally.

…name is Michael Martin. I work as a Senior Associate for the Rowland Foundation which is a Vermont based non-profit. I’m also the Director of Learning for South Burlington School…

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Lucie delaBruere

…North Country HS and Career Center were filled with project-based learning that was hands-on minds-on and integrated within both local and global community. Her students were co-creators of curriculum, bringing…

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3 #GlobalGoals projects feeding Vermont

…other people is really good. We meet three amazing middle schoolers who are using their learning — and their voices — to bring global change to their community. In 2015,…

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Scheduling

based on the learning opportunity (with advanced planning). When we ask asking students to go deeper in their learning they sometime need more time. On a team, teachers can agreed…

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#vted Reads: Pride with Meg Allison

…read a GMBA book over the summer and then be prepared to present a project for it for the library, like a marketing project using the book that they read…

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Chrissy Park

Chrissy Park is a grade 3, 4, 5 teacher specializing in project-based learning at Burke Town School, in Burke VT. cpark@kingdomeast.org | Visit Chrissy’s school Inquiry question: “How does personalization…

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Who are the keepers of your town’s history?

…powerful place-based learning experience, students were highly engaged and motivated by the authentic task. They learned to see town elders as storytellers, keepers of Vermont’s history. They learned cartography, math…

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Makerspaces

project-based learning that connects curriculum to community and invokes transferable skills Who are makerspaces for? There are several ways to talk about *who* is making in your makerspace, and making…

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