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

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Help grow the library by submitting new resources and telling us what you need.

Recent Entries

A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education

Author: Economic Policy Institute Task Force

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...

Involving Students in Governance

Author: National Center for Learning and Citizenship

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.

Rated: 14321 (1/5), based on 1 review Posted in InformationArticles

Place-Based Education: Learning to Be Where We Are

Author: Greg Smith

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...

The Benefits of Place-Based Education

Author: Place-based Education Evaluation Collaborative

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...