Models of Excellence | The Center for High-Quality Student Work

Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Ron Berger

Orientation Video

Grade(s):

12

This short orientation video gives our users basic tools to navigate our project collection with ease.  

The Choice to Serve

The Choice to Serve

Grade(s):

7

Meadow Glen Middle School has a student population of approximately 1,100 students and around 370 seventh-grade students worked together to produce this magazine.

Tasting History

Tasting History: Family Stories & Recipes from 30 Countries

Grade(s):

11, 12

U.S. History students explored the journeys of immigrants who came to these shores early in the 20th century. They listened to accounts from Ellis Island and examined Emma Lazarus’s inscription on the Statue of Liberty.

Ant Maps

Ant Maps

Grade(s):

1, 2

First and second grade crew studied how communities interact through the lens of ants.

Appreciation Gallery

Appreciation Gallery

Grade(s):

K

Kindergarten students built upon their knowledge of identity and community helpers by engaging in a project focused on getting to know and showing appreciation for members of the BB&N community.

Inspire-MuncieStrongPlaybill

"Muncie Strong" Playbill, Pledge, and Autobiographies

Grade(s):

2

Second-graders at Inspire Academy studied Schools and Community for an expedition. Their guided questions included:

A Midsummer's Night Dream

A Midsummer's Night Dream

Grade(s):

8

Eighth-grade students at Palouse Prairie Charter School in Moscow, Idaho created paper cut art pieces that capture the meaning and emotion of a passage from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Design Principles

Design Principle Posters

Grade(s):

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

The entire student crew at Arbor Vitae Woodruff Elementary School in northern Wisconsin participated in the creation of Design Principle posters for the school’s commons.

Are We There Yet?

“Are We There Yet?” Reflections on Classic and Modern Dystopia

Grade(s):

11, 12

AP English Literature students compiled a journal of commentary and fiction focused on the dystopia genre. Students read classics such as Brave New World, Harrison Bergeron, and Animal Farm.

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