How to Connect with Community Partners

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Uncategorized

One of my favorite case studies featured in my new book, All Together Now: How to Engage Your Stakeholders in Reimagining School, comes from Iowa. It’s the story behind Iowa BIG, a unique high school where students learn across the curriculum through community problem solving.  Making this model work requires students willing to stretch their intellectual muscles, teachers who can find connections between authentic contexts and rigorous standards, and partners willing to engage with young people. Read more about how it works in this recent Edutopia post, “Partnership Strategies for Real-World Projects.”