Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Ron Berger

Orientation Video



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

Ikezasso(Ikebana with weeds)



Country: Japan

Chicago Water Quality Report


7, 8

During the 2022-2023 school year, seventh and eighth grade students at Polaris Charter Academy focused on learning physics and chemistry through multiple lenses.

Advocating for Water



For this final product we created brochures to pass out to our community for celebration of learning. Attached are the brochures.

A Hero's Journey



A Hero’s Journey is a collection of collaborative student writing. This student writing is reflective of the grade 6 learning expedition titled, Building Community.

A Day in the Life of Eastern Sierra Animals



A Day in the Life: Eastern Sierra Animals was created by second grade students at Big Pine Elementary as part of their Wilderness Warriors learning expedition, in which students learned about local habitats and the plants and animals who call these habitats home.

Partnership in Poetry



4th Graders partnered with the Clyfford Still Museum to deepen their learning about the guiding questions and big ideas as modified to include Language Arts and Visual Arts: What inspired artists to create?

The Snow is Here!


K, 1

This work was completed by a kindergartener in a K/1 multiage class. The students began planning their stories by creating a storyboard that included a draft of their main character along with character traits.

Out of the Margins


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

Out of the Margins is a project inspired and driven by our students. Year after year, as students read. Esperanza Rising, and learn about human rights, they listen to stories of people who had to struggle to be seen in this world. Old Sturbridge Academy is on the site of a living history museum.