There is a new paradigm for scientific research that’s developing and it may be the biggest breakthrough science has ever made: community research grants. These grants offer communities and organizations a collaborative role in researching health and social problems, training … Continued
Every year our schools test students. And every year these tests show that students in Baltimore City Public Schools perform far below state averages on all subjects. If we want better results, we need to invert the equation. Students should … Continued
Peter Senge talks about the intersection of sustainability and social justice issues as the Green Schools National Conference in Virginia Beach, VA.
Peter Senge talks about how schools built on an industrial model need to evolve to promote systems thinking, innovation and collaboration skills needed to solve our social and environmental problems.
Peter Senge explains how students can use systems thinking to understand and solve conflicts. Senge points out that systems thinking is key to solving social and environmental problems.
Forgive the pounding of hammers and the whine of saws at 125 North Hilton Street. They are uncovering a lost jewel of a school. The former Gwynns Falls Park Junior High School was poorly maintained and was closed in 1985. … Continued
What would happen if students examined their school, homes and habits in the same way that doctors examined a patient? Could they start to identify and change things in their school and home environments that hinder their health and learning? … Continued