This article provides insight from an interview with leaders at Iowa BIG, a public high school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where students learn across disciplines through community-based projects. Based on lessons learned, school leaders share tips for establishing and nurturing local partnerships with organizations, businesses, and government agencies which are critical to the success of this learning model.
This article offers very practical tips for school leaders interested in growing partnerships to expand student learning outside of the school building. They may find the list of questions to help gauge a community’s readiness particularly useful to jumpstart the planning process.
Source Organization: Edutopia