Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Work Helpers In Our Detroit Community

Grade(s):

K

The Kindergarten crews at Detroit Achievement Academy started the year learning about identity and community.

The Holocaust: A Human Tapestry of Voices in History

Grade(s):

12

THE HOLOCAUST: A Human Tapestry of Voices in History is inspired by and follows the pedagogical philosophy of Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem, Israel, and is a product of my experiences during the Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators at Yad Vashem,

The Animal Important Book

Grade(s):

1

During a winter/spring expedition, first grade students learned about local animals’ characteristics, including body features, diet, predators, and adaptations. As a whole group students went through the entire research process focused on a local black bear.

Life Changing Stories: GSMS Bilingual Voices

Grade(s):

6, 7, 8

View Life Changing Stories: GSMS Bilingual Voice here to view the full project.

Creatwinning - Black History Month Multimedia Zine

Grade(s):

12

This is an eTwinning project by learners of English learning how to write creatively. A compelling model, this book features provocative and intriguing writing to push people's thinking.

Ron Berger

Orientation Video

Grade(s):

12

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

This Teenage Life

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

This Teenage Life is a podcast about the ideas, stories, and unique perspectives of teenagers in the middle of their own growth as humans.

Freaky Frogs of West Virginia

Freaky Frogs of West Virginia

Grade(s):

3

Third-grade students at Explorer Academy in Huntington, West Virginia took Unit 3 of the EL Curriculum module “Adaptations and the Wide World of Frogs” and made it their own.

I Can't Help Falling For You

I Can't Help Falling For You

Grade(s):

8

This is an original work by an 8th-grade student. He wrote, sang, played, and recorded the song.

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