Teachers Helping Teachers.Projects submitted by visiting schoolteachers
and students. They are wacky, interesting and engaging and
of course innovative ways of learning and teaching. The projects
are based on Arts K-12 lessons on theater arts, art, and music.
Friends and Flags is a collaborative learning project that
engages classes in a dynamic way. Many teachers and students
exchange ideas with international partner schools. The main
theme of this exchange is multi-cultural awareness, which
fosters mutual respect, tolerance and communication. Project
Objectives: Curriculum and Real Learning, Global Collaboration,
Communication and Research Skills, Cultural Exchange, Authentic
What is unique about where you live? What is unique about
a place? Students explore the physical and human characteristics
that make their community unique. They then create their own
"Geo Mystery" with written and drawn clues that
allow others to guess their location! An online electronic
atlas enhances the problem solving experience by allowing
students to explore and compare several communities.
of the Mind
Odyssey of the Mind is an international creative problem solving
competition focusing on challenging youth to develop divergent
independent thinking skills, while working within the cooperative
spirit of a team.