The IDEA Library

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.

How to use the Library

Browse the categories on the right
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Help grow the library by submitting new resources and telling us what you need.

Recent Entries

We Are Not Ghosts

Author: Directed by Mark Dworkin, Melissa Young - Produced by Moving Images

Summary: Fifty years ago Detroit was booming, with two million hard working people living the American Dream. Then the auto industry fell on hard times and so did Detroit. Most people moved away, Whole neighborhoods turned Into... Read on...

RootsCamp

Summary: RootsCamp "Unconference" is a gathering where organizers set the agenda, share lessons learned and drive the conversation about best practices in organizing. RootsCamp is an open space "un-conference" with an agenda... Read on...

Responsive Classroom Overview (videos)

Summary: What does Responsive Classroom look like in a school? See for yourself, and hear what teachers, administrators, and students have to say about being part of a school community that uses the Responsive Classroom approach... Read on...

The World Becomes What You Teach

Summary: Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education and is considered a pioneer in the comprehensive humane education movement, which provides people with the knowledge, tools, and motivation... Read on...

Posted in ToolsMultimedia

On Play and Learning

Summary: The voices you hear are those of 8 - 11 year old Opal Public Charter School students, who know well the profound connections between play and learning.