Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals

Grade(s):

2, 3

Second and third-grade students at Rocky Mountains School of Expeditionary Learning produced this beautiful hardcover field guide as a result of their learning during their first expedition at RMSEL.

I Can Help

I Can Help

Grade(s):

7

The 7th Graders remind us that you don't have to stay silent when you see people being "othered." They give us all specific suggestions about how we can help.

Snakes Are Born This Way

Snakes Are Born This Way

Grade(s):

2

In 2012, a group of second graders in at the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester, Massachusetts redefined what it means to be academically courageous.

Attendance

Tendríamos Asistencia Perfecta: Attendance Would Be 100%

Grade(s):

12

This book is the product of a yearlong senior expedition on high school redesign from the first graduating class of the only dual-language high school in Massachusetts.

Utah For Kids, By Kids

Utah: By Kids, For Kids

Grade(s):

6, 7, 8

Students at Venture Academy in Marriott-Slaterville, Utah created this book to introduce their state to children using self-selected topics from a pre-approved list. Students were required to write a research paper on their topic to become an expert.

If the Shoe Fits

If the Shoe Fits

Grade(s):

6

Sixth-grade students at Christa McAuliffe Charter School in Framingham, Massachusetts created a website as a final product of a learning expedition called “Me, My Stuff and Why?”

Immigration Stories

Nuestras Historias de Inmigración / Our Immigration Stories

Grade(s):

2, 3

Second and third-grade students at Allen-Field School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin created this timely and beautiful bilingual book with their own personal immigration stories.

Highlands Ranch History Still Lives

Highland Ranch History Still Lives: A Children’s Tour of the Highlands Ranch Mansion

Grade(s):

2

After touring the Highlands Ranch Mansion,second-grade students at Fox Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado collaborated with others to create a paragraph about a room in the mansion.

Garden ABCs

Garden ABC's

Grade(s):

K

Kindergarten students at Tollgate Elementary in Aurora, Colorado participated in a year-long expedition focusing on plants, soil, worms and gardens.

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