The IDEA Library is a collaborative project to curate the highest quality resources that support meaningful learning and help build the will for change.
Educational change requires practical, relevant and innovative tools. The IDEA Library is a collaborative project to curate the highest quality resources that support meaningful learning and help build the will for change. It's a place to find what you need and to help others by growing the library's collection.
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Summary: This report, initiated by a task force established by the Economic Policy Institute and signed by hundreds of educators, aims to broaden the goals and nature of education reform beyond academics and beyond the school... Read on...
Summary: An introduction to what, why, and how to involve students in governance at the school, district, and state levels, including recommendations for educators and policy-makers.
Summary: This powerful article makes the connection between students' experience of their environment, the need for real-world problem solving, and the ways in which student internships in their communities lead to positive... Read on...
Summary: This report reviews studies on place-based education involving over 100 schools and 2,750 surveys of teachers and students. It found that place-based education fosters students' connection to place, creates vibrant... Read on...