Project-based Learning

Article Why Teach with Project-Based Learning?: Providing Students With a Well-Rounded Classroom Experience Project-based learning helps students apply what they learn to real-life experiences and provides an all-around enriching education. Read More more »

Flipped Classrooms

Read about a new approach in stu­dent engage­ment: What is the flipped classroom? A reversed teach­ing model that deliv­ers instruc­tion at home through inter­ac­tive, teacher-created videos and moves “home­work” to the classroom. Moving lec­tures out­side of the class­room allows teach­ers to spend more more »

Recruiting disadvantaged youth to succeed

Edu­ca­tors in Brazil  have embarked on a liberal-arts cur­ricu­lum that includes lan­guage, math­e­mat­ics and sta­tis­tics, human­i­ties and the arts, the nat­ural sci­ences, and the bio­log­i­cal and health sci­ences as an exper­i­ment for recruit­ment and meet­ing the edu­ca­tional needs of an extemely diverse stu­dent population.  They posit that dis­ad­van­taged more »

Tacoma MESA Day

Tacoma MESA stu­dents, teach­ers and par­ents had a fun STEM expe­ri­ence at the Pacific Lutheran Uni­ver­sity this past Tues­day, March 27th. The stu­dents pre­sented their cap­stone projects in Dig­i­tal Media, Engi­neer­ing designs and in com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Sev­eral stu­dents also demon­strated their more »