Students take to the river, building collaboration and problem-solving skills by building and sailing their own rafts, in conjunction with a critical reading of Huckleberry Finn.
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The Sitka Story Lab, which helps students explore and express their stories while building writing and media skills, extends its work into rural Alaskan native communities with support from our LRNG Innovators grant.
We’re excited to announce the 10 teams of educators who are building the future, today, through our LRNG Innovators challenge grants. These grants were made possible with support from the National Writing Project, John Legend’s Show Me Campaign, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Girlhood Remixed and Ink Spilling create formative summer camp experiences for youth nearing adolescence, connecting young women with STEM skills and opportunities, and giving the STEM-inclined an opportunity to embrace writing.
Civic engagement projects give students at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy an opportunity to celebrate their community, as well as the skills and experience to make positive change.
At Philadelphia’s Workshop School, students are developing media production skills to shape their school community and their own learning.
A new storytelling project in Kansas City—supported by an LRNG Innovators Challenge Grant—builds community among diverse high school students.
With the 2017 LRNG Innovators Challenge ongoing, we revisit the continuing success of some of our past grantees.
A program based in Brooklyn, NY, makes learning enticing for teenagers, combining topics they might already know a thing or two about: fashion, technology, and video games. “Playable Fashion” began in 2012 as an afterschool program at the nonprofit art and technology studio Eyebeam. Today the teenage participants learn about electronics, coding, and “wearable technology” […]
LRNG Innovators is launching its third challenge, inviting educators to imagine engaging ways to help young people explore their interests, thereby igniting a passion that can lead to college, to a career, or having a positive impact in the community. We seek proposals for programs, curricula, or projects that actively help youth discover interests connecting the spheres of their lives, both in and out of school, and provide potential future opportunities.