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The Physics of Humanity
and Power of Student Exhibition

By JONATHAN STABLEFORD
I had seen this classroom before—lab tables with students working independently or in small groups, the clutter of work-in-progress, laptops open and running, a bicycle propped in the corner. People streamed in after me, and gradually the room filled with students and a few adults. read more
THE WATERING HOLE

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Trinity School, Atlanta, Georgia


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SCHEDULE a FACULTY TRAINING EVENT at YOUR SCHOOL in 2017-18
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PLACE, SERVICE-LEARNING, and SUSTAINABILITY
We work with local K-16 schools on developing strong academically based partnerships for service-learning and sustainability, within the school and with community partners. Our support for schools includes site-based training and planning events, in one or multi-day formats. We provide direct consulting on site, with experienced support for schools in how to use your own local context, culture, and community to create deep learning opportunties. Learn how we can support your school with a customized training and curriculum planning event. All sessions are highly interactive and designed to support developing a shared vision, framework, and practice.
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SUMMER 2018 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT for K-16—SPECIAL RATES NOW
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SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORTED RATES ARE NOW • SPACE IS LIMITED
CWI's 2018 Summer EAST and WEST Institutes
on Place Based Service-Learning and Sustainability
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and Burlington, Vermont
CWI Summer Institute is the longest running event of it's kind. The Institutes are a unique opportunity to work closely with K-16 and community educators, from across the U.S. and international schools, during a week of expert training, and inspiring curriculum design work. Dig deep into place based service-learning and sustainability and enhance your ability to create highly effective projects with your students.

Now is the time for project based curriculum that values the uniqueness of PLACE, powerful stories, and reciprocal relationships that involve students in the important work of community building.

Ouur Institute focus spans subject, content, and skills areas, placing an emphasis on curriculum projects that create social and community focused, hands-on learning opportunities that stress project based action, personal stories, and relationship building. The Institute will move your classroom curriculum, school, or community program to the next level or jumpstart your existing program and vision. if you're fine tuning your "vision" and searching for a framework for getting there, then the Institute is the place to be.
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CWI's 2017 Summer WEST Institute
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An acclaimed professional development and planning opportunity, utilizing one of the world's most vibrant, diverse, and culturally rich urban settings.
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CWI's 2017 Summer EAST Institute

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Set amid the breathtaking summer landscape of northern Vermont, Summer EAST is powerful collaborative learning in one of the most progressive of U.S. cities,
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A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR LOS ANGELES EDUCATORS
la riverNEW LA RiverLore! A Professional Development Project in Real Time, in Los Angeles RECRUITING for 2018
An innovative professional training program for Los Angeles area K-16 and community educators. Learn to design engaging curriculum centered on your local community. RiverLore teachers encourage students to follow their own curiosity in discovering and sharing their community's past, exploring its present, while becoming visionaries and advocates for the future. LA RiverLore provide educators with expert training, inspiration, and collaborative connections. Join us in creating powerful curriculum with social purpose. contact us

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