-Sarah J. McCarthey, President
McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation
Ann, humanities; Elizabeth, art; and Jason, science; work together to plan the next steps in the integrated curriculum. Photos from the McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation funded project “Valuing Place” at Salt Lake Arts Academy.
“All students can be great debaters.”
Escalation: A Student Graphics Company is an After-School Program that draws a straight line between learning and career.
Students visit Scott Kessler at the Cora Texas Manufacturing Company in White Castle, Louisiana to learn first hand about sugar production.
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“We were intrigued by all of the different ways that we could offer feedback to our students,” shared Anna Casteen and HB Bruno (9th grade Inclusion Teacher and 9th grade Science Teacher) in their video presentation.
Students practice graphic design in a professional context – designing for real businesses.
Phyllis Cassidy, Executive Director, Good Work Network, New Orleans, Louisiana shares with students how to the organization she founded helps minority and women owned businesses start, grow, and succeed.
Students participate in inquiry based science in 2012-13 MDEF funded effort The Water Quality Project. Click to read more about it.
Environmental Science and Robotics classes at collection sites test and launch robots, then collect water samples to be analyzed at the site and in class. Photo from Linda Weber, Project Awardee.