Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Farmstands

Farmstands

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Following the opening of the Windsor Farmers Market, the next class of 27 high school students wanted to build off of its success.

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.

Flight of Hope

Flight of Hope - Gladys's Story

Grade(s):

4, 5

As part of a study called Crossing Borders, fourth and fifth-grade teachers at Cold Spring School collaborated with IRIS (Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services), a New Haven-based non-profit organization that supports families and individuals who immigrate to or seek refuge in Connecticut. 

Springfield, USA - An Atlas

Grade(s):

4

Book about towns named Springfield across the U.S. with a focus on resources and industries

Calculicious: Making Calculus Delicious

Grade(s):

12

Mathematical concepts (algebriac, geometric) illuminated by student artwork, with student reflections

What Matters to Me: In the Hearts and Minds of Elementary School Students

Grade(s):

4

Book of personal essays and self-portraits of what matters to each student in the class

Songwriting Intensive

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Performance of original songs written by students during a week-long intensive

Trees for Everybody - Meridian Hill Park Tree Field Guide

Grade(s):

K

Field guide to local trees, created with a professional arborist; includes sections on why trees matter

6th grade Rochester position paper waterway project canal

Erie Canal Project: Revitalize Rochester

Grade(s):

6

Report/position paper arguing for the restoration of the Erie Canal waterway; campaign was successful

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