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Design Briefs: Blurring the Line Between School and Real Life - Mount Vernon Institute for Innovation
Most people would agree that maths, science, reading, and writing exist outside of the classroom. So why do we teach them in separated classes in school? At Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, connecting students to the world around them plays a big role in establishing the context for student learning. As a third grade teacher, I have taken students out of the classroom and have been amazed at the types of questions and learning the students were capable of. I brought …