America’s Teachers Lighting the Way

Michigan’s system of education has been in a death spiral now going on two decades from a deadly series of disinvestments, tax shifts, demographic decline, and ideological policy decisions. This perfect storm is wreaking havoc on teaching and learning in Michigan. Leadership matters And with education in Michigan at a critical juncture, steady and bold […]

Project-based learning increases engagement and understanding

In an interesting article about the benefits of project-based learning, journalist Tara Mathewson says that the methodology boosts student engagement and understanding, as it helps them to take education more seriously and make interdisciplinary connections. Working with projects for periods of around a month, with real-life situations that make them think and research in different subjects at the same time, […]