Featured 21st Century Learning Videos
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- September 2019:
Wooranna Park Primary's School's Learning Environments and Stimulating Learning Platforms: A Student-Driven Approach to Experiential Learning. The newest Schools That Work video series from edutopia features my favorite primary school on the planet, Wooranna Park Primary School, in Melbourne, Australia. See Suzie Boss's excellent profile of One School's Uncompromising Take on Student Choice. See much more about Wooranna Park on the school website and also on the extensive web profile on my website.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- May 2019:
Where Students Lead chronicles the dramatic student impact of the CAPS profession-based education model, and its growth across the country. The film and speaking tour is part of an overarching campaign to propel experiential learning. CAPS is one example of the global experiential learning movement impacting all levels of education. The film is currently being screened across the country. Film Poster | Info Sheet | Rack Card
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- January 2019:
Personalized Learning Tour and new Flexible Learning Spaces K-12 at Singapore American School (SAS): This 30-minute video takes the viewer on a tour of the new Flexible Learning Spaces and learning environments at this innovative, 21st century independent school. Also see Why Flexible Learning Environments? by Lauren Mehrbach and Chris Beingessner, SAS Perspectives Blog, June 5, 2018; Pathfinder Spaces: An Action Research Project at Singapore American School, by Tom Vander Ark, Forbes magazine,October 26, 2018; 20 Signs of Progress at Singapore American School, GettingSmart.com, November 8, 2018; Personalized Learning at Singapore American School (article and video), Sassy Mama, September 4, 2018; Take an Inside Look at Singapore American School's Cool Flexible Learning Spaces (article and video), by Jana Blanco, HoneyKidsAsia, November 8, 2018. Thanks to Chris Hazleton of Fielding Nair International (FNI) for alerting me to these developments. Disclosure: FNI is the architecture firm for SAS developing the new Flexible Learning Spaces and I am a consultant for FNI.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- September 2018:
Wheat Ridge High School Students Make Waves At International Competition,
CBS Denver, April 25, 2018. See article
and pictures, WRHS STEM/Engineering
& STEAM. Wheat Ridge High School is in the innovative Jefferson
County Schools, CO
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- August 2018:
Plano ISD Academy High School, Plano, TX: The Academy Visioning Committee started designing the plan for the school in 2010. Texas Instruments, Huawei, and other companies, endowed the new school, which launched in 2013. During 2010-2011, the Visioning Committee of 55 education stakeholders (parents, business leaders, community leaders, educators, etc.) met monthly to develop the vision for the new Academy.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- June 2017:
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- April 2017:
Albemarle County Public Schools "High School 2022 - A Day in the Life". High School 22 is a district-wide initiative to design, refine and deliver the future of high school for graduates in the class of 2022 and beyond. See more of the district's High School 22 initiative in my profile of this leading innovative school district and the district's leading edge work on Innovation Labs and Makerspaces.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- September 2016:
Video from edutopia Schools that Work Case Study of School 21. School 21 is a new state-funded, inclusive years 4-18 school. The school opened in 2012 to help students succeed in the 21st century through a pedagogy of wellbeing, oracy (speaking skills), and project-based learning. Also see my web profile of School 21.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- February 2016:
Superb and inspiring new Beyond Measure film shows the replicability of 21st century innovative teaching and learning practices in four school and university stories. From the makers of Race to Nowhere. Click here to see the film or to host a screening.
Featured 21st Century Learning Podcast -- June 2016:
Podcast on Developing and Implementing 21st Century Project-Based Learning Schools, with Bob Pearlman and Mark Standley. Hosted by Duanne Redus at Wimberley Valley Radio, KWVH 94.1, Austin (TX) Hill Country, on Thursday, June 10, 2016.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- November 2015:
Greenville County (SC) Schools' Dr. Phinnize J. Fisher Middle School, a PBL STEAM middle school, is named the CEFPI 2015 James D. MacConnell Award Winner. See submittal. . CEPFI is now known as the Association for Learning Environments. Also see the New Learning Environments section of this website. Disclosure: I am a Senior Education Consultant for FNI.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- October 2015:
Norma Rose Point School (Vancouver, BC) Introducton. Innovative 21st Century K-7 school and learning environments designed by Fielding Nair International (FNI) and thinkspace. Also see the New Learning Environments section of this website. Disclosure: I am a Senior Education Consultant for FNI.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- September 2015:
Flexible Classrooms: Providing the Learning Environment That Kids Need. profiles Albemarle County Public Schools with videos and blogs. See the 21C District web profile of Albemarle County Public Schools, VA and the New Learning Environments section of this website.
Video of Wooranna Park Primary School's (Melbourne, Australia) Enigma Missions. Also see the Web profile of Wooranna Park Primary School, Best Educational Practices videos, and Stimulating Learning Platforms.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- June 2015:
Met senior Luis Del Rosario keynoted Day 2 of the 2015 Deeper Learning Conference, held at High Tech High in San Diego on April 2. Luis shared his Big Picture Learning story, inspired the audience to reconsider their own definitions of engaged learning, and even made time to roll out a fashion line! See Storify.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- April 2015:
ETV American Graduate (PBS): Cougar New Tech, Colleton County High School, Waterboro, SC. Cougar New Tech HS is a New Tech Network school. See more on the New Tech 21C model and other New Tech Exemplar School profiles on this website.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- February 2015:
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- January 2015:
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- September 2014:
Also see each of the Five Keys to Rigorous Project-Based Learning Videos at Edutopia (Real-World Connections, Rigorous Projects, Collaboration, Facilitating Learning, and Assessment). See other PBL videos here and at BIE.
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- June 2014:
The Building Blocks of Project-Based Learning video profiles Tech Valley High School (Albany, NY), one of the exemplar schools of the New Tech Network. This video is one of 50 videos in the Teaching Channel's outstanding Deeper Learning Video Series.
Featured PBL Video -- June 2014:
Featured 21st Century Learning Videos -- April 2014: Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, and Learning Commons
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- February 2014: What should schools look like?
PBL Pioneers David Thornburg, Norma Thornburg, and Sara Armstrong have produced a terrific set of video-based PBL inquiry starters across the curriculum, now available for free download. See more about new learning environments here.
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- December 2013
Feeding the hungry and teaching others to do the same - Profile of outstanding Tech Valley High School STEM teacher Leah Penniman, WNYT, 11/7/13
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- November 2013
There's no place like school! This is a video made in the early 90's by students from the Saturn School of Tomorrow in St. Paul, MN. While the school exists no longer, these students learned skills which enabled them to be lifelong learners in the 21st century. Read More.
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- October 2013
VANTAGE, Minnetonka's Advanced Professional Studies program, provides junior and senior students with real-world experiences in corporate settings, where they can learn and develop skills in high-demand local corporate environments. Transforming the high school experience, this innovative program is a year-long, 3-credit course of study where students learn through case studies, business partner-directed projects, and immersion in a profession-based program. Learn more.
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- June 2013
On May 9, 2013, President Barack Obama visited Manor New Tech High. This video highlights his comments about the school and its successes, edited together from multiple sources (see below) by Mr. Les Simpson (4:11).
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- May 2013
Students' 10 Expectations of Schools are the new Imperatives (Animation) from the new book, Leaving to Learn, by Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski.
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- April 2013
Personalising Student Learning (Australian spelling) video provides an overview of the educational practices at Wooranna Park Primary School, Melbourne, Australia. Also see Wooranna's Best Educational Practices videos.
Featured 21st Century Learning Video -- May 2012
Just released video on the Learning Environments at Wooranna Park Primary School, Melbourne, Australia