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Archive for June, 2013

A middle-schooler from Harwood explains how they’re using Explain Everything for a class project to capture stills and videos.

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A brief but effective demonstration of how to use iMovie to construct a poem recital video, courtesy a student at Harwood Union Middle School. Enjoy!    

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Traveled down to Harwood Union Middle School in Moretown VT on Friday to interview some of the students and teachers about the work they’ve been doing this year. So inspiring to hear how excited they are, and how generously they shared their stories. Thank you, Harwood!  

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Out at Cabot last Friday to interview some students and teachers about their amazing Seedfolks project, I was reassured to see this sign indicating the school’s commitment to safety: We should all be so fortunate as to say the same.

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It’s no secret that here at the Tarrant Institute, we’re a bit batty for badges. Not just because they’re shiny and fun to sew on a sash, but because in our initial experiments with badging platforms, we’re seeing increased teacher/learner engagement and motivation. But what does that really mean? Here, guest blogger Valerie Sullivan weighs […]

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“It’s not that I feel smarter in learning, I feel smarter in everything.” Essex Middle School’s Edge team opened their doors to the community May 16th as one of three Innovation schools in Vermont. Students and facilitators discussed some of the projects they’ve accomplished and some of the things they’ve learned as part of this […]

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