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Ask an Academy Expert: Liz Mendonca

Genius Hour What do an underwater speaker designed to facilitate shark research, a model “City of the Future” that combats climate change, and playlists cultivated to support folks during times of grief have in common? These are just a few of the projects tenth grade students created for their culminating Genius Hour project in a […]

Ask An Academy Expert: Alison Vliet

Inquiry-Based Learning Buzzwords abound in education, but “inquiry-based learning” is much more than a new term. It is a paradigm-shifting pedagogical approach that places the student front and center as an active participant in the learning process, versus being a passive recipient of information. The key is to spark student interest when introducing a new […]