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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - University of Toronto

Summary: OISE is committed to the study of education and matters related to education in a societal context in which learning is a life-long activity. Its mission emphasizes equity and access and the improvement of the... Read on...

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

Opal School

Summary: Opal School (K-5) of Portland Children's Museum is an elementary school that is chartered by the Portland Public School District. The work of Opal School begins with a strong image of all children as competent,... Read on...

Opal School Children 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.

These words (recorded during an unscripted lunchtime conversation)... Read on...

Open Meadow

Summary: Open Meadow successfully re-engages disconnected youth in their education, providing academic and support services to those at high risk of dropping out of school. Our mission is to educate youth in small,... Read on...

Opt Out of Standardized Tests

Summary: This wiki was created to collect and share information on state by state rules and experiences related to opting out of standardized tests. This is an open community for any parent, student, or educator interested in... Read on...

Our School at Blair Grocery

Summary: Our mission is to create a resource-rich safe space for youth empowerment and sustainable community development.
Our School at Blair Grocery (OSBG) is an independent alternative school and sustainability education... Read on...

Rated: 14321 (1/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseK-12 Schools

P.S. 770 - The New American Academy

Summary: The New American Academy has two radical approached to early childhood education -- teaching teams and the open classroom. Through the use of semi-autonomous, four-person teaching teams, the school encourages and... Read on...

Parents Alliance

Summary: The mission of Parents Alliance is to educate Hispanic parents through school-based and online programs that will help them develop the necessary life skills to improve their job opportunities and enhance their... Read on...

Peaceable Schools and Communities at Lesley University

Summary: The Peaceable Schools and Communities Group (PSCG) came together in response to the first Gulf War in 1992, when a number activists and educators felt that we needed to create community to support one another, find ways... Read on...

Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU)

Summary: At P2PU, people work together to learn a particular topic by completing tasks, assessing individual and group work, and providing constructive feedback.

The Peer 2 Peer University is a grassroots open education... Read on...

Peninsula School

Summary: Since its founding, Peninsula's mission has been to foster the development of the whole child by promoting creativity, independence, joy of learning, personal responsibility, and self-esteem, as well as academic... Read on...

Perestroika

Summary: The school's primary objective is to offer courses that are fun and engaging as well as educative, based around Jacques Delors' four pillars of education - increasing knowledge, turning ideas into activity, being a part... Read on...

Philadelphia Student Union

Summary: The Philadelphia Student Union exists to build the power of young people to demand a high quality education in the Philadelphia public school system. We are a youth led organization and we make positive changes in the... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseCommunity and Youth ProgramsThe NetworkOrganizations

Prescott College’s Teacher Education Programs

Summary: Prescott College is an independent, liberal arts college that offers bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees with focuses in education as well as teacher certification. Educational programs at Prescott have a... Read on...

Project South

Summary: Project South is a grassroots organization based in the US South. For over 23 years , we have created critical spaces for movement building. We work with communities pushed forward by the struggle to strengthen... Read on...

Public Achievement

Summary: Young people want to shape the world around them. Through Public Achievement, they have that opportunity. Through Public Achievement, people of all ages work with others to meet challenges and solve problems. They... Read on...

Public Allies

Summary: Public Allies' mission is to advance new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation. Public Allies is changing the face and practice of leadership in communities across the country by... Read on...

Puget Sound Community School

Summary: Puget Sound Community School was founded on the principle that learning is best fostered by self-motivation, self-regulation, and self-reflection. We believe that people become empowered by being free to pursue the... Read on...

Quality Education as a Constitutional Right

Summary: Quality Education as a Constitutional Right (QECR) is part of a national effort to transform public education into a model of excellence for all of America's students, through local school and community-based organizing... 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...

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