Image, Sound, and Story – Summer 2016

Posted & in Jacob Burns Film Center.

A professional development program emphasizing process, challenge-based learning, collaboration, and reflection is being held throughout the summer of 2016 by our partner Jacob Burns Film Center to prepare educators to integrate viewing and creating media into their literacy instruction.

The Beauty of Learning on Historic Land

Posted & in Educator Innovator Blog.

A new partnership between the National Writing Project and the National Park Service helps connect students and educators to some of our country’s lesser-known national park resources, and become stronger writers in the process.

5 Things I Learned from the NC-DLCN

Posted & in The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Although originally published in the fall of 2015, the insights that author Greg Garner shares about mentorship and leadership still hold strong value in a new year. This piece was originally published as part of the “Innovation to Change Education” blog series by the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative which is powered by The William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Educator Innovator Launches CLMOOC—Sign-Up Today

Posted & in Educator Innovator Blog.

Launched just last week in celebration of the White House’s Week of Making, CLMOOC is a collaborative, knowledge-building and sharing experience open to anyone interested in making, playing, and learning together about the educational framework known as Connected Learning. The first Make Cycle begins today but anyone is welcome to jump in at any time.