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The Blame Game and Lousy Learning Outcomes for Our Students

By BOB SORNSON Can we find someone to blame for the sorry state of public education in America? For years we have played the Blame Game, looking for someone to blame for our lousy state and national educational performance. During … Continue reading

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My Favorite Lesson Plan

By MARC CHABOT My favorite lesson plan occurs on the first day of the last quarter in my Physics class. The class, populated largely by high school seniors, has just finished building Rube Goldberg machines, and is ready to slack … Continue reading

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LIFE: Designing the Lifeline to Independence For the Elderly Project

By KATHRYN HUBER The LIFE Project (Lifeline to Independence For the Elderly) is a major collaborative effort between the American Red Cross Greater Buffalo Chapter and over ten community organizations. It is a pilot program in its first stages. This … Continue reading

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Join Us This Year w/ a Special Early Bird Institute Registration

Special Early Bird Registration Rates CWI’s 2019 Summer Institutes CWI Summer Institutes are about connecting core academic and social emotional goals with compelling student-centered learning projects, teaching for empathy through powerful community focused experiences. The Institute provides expert training, experienced … Continue reading

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Student Leadership Development and Community Engagement

by Beth J. VanDerveer, PhD, Associate Professor, Coordinator Recreation Studies Program/Gerontology Certificate Programs, Ohio University During National Library Week, “Celebrate Reading,” a collaborative partnership with students in a Recreation Leadership course and faculty at Ohio University, Ohio University- Friends of … Continue reading

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Bringing Together the Resources Students At Risk Need to Succeed

By JOHN D. TERRY and MARK D. WEIST Educators labor for students to succeed in a context of significant pressure to achieve academic outcomes (Daly et al., 2006). Our work is often times made more difficult by personal and environmental … Continue reading

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Mapping McCabe: Connecting Curriculum and Community Through Environmental Education

BY SUSIE DENEHY and DAVID SOBEL The Reintroduction of Students into the Landscape Dorothy McCabe, thin, strong and well-preserved as a cedar post, had us captivated with her stories. We sat in the parlor of her old home twelve years … Continue reading

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Empowered Teachers

Empowering our teachers as the innovative risk takers we know they are. learn more: https://bit.ly/2pjtPRp  

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Brainless Sameness, A Bold New Book from Bob Sornson

Our colleague and veteran educator Bob Sornson’s new book is entitled Brainless Sameness and it’s ready to ship. It’s at the Pre-order stage on Amazon and ready-to-order on Rowman.com. We would love for you to check it out Bob’s new … Continue reading

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Unique Scholarship Support This Week!

Teach for Empathy Through Place Based Service-Learning —Register today and grab a very special Early Bird Registration Rate, for individual educators and school cohort-teams. learn more: https://bit.ly/2pjtPRp

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