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Expeditionary Learning and its partner schools are often featured in the press for their project-based learning, service to community, and educational innovation.

EL and Harvard Graduate School of Education Launch the Center for Student Work



Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and Expeditionary Learning (EL) this month announced the Center for Student Work (CSW), the largest online resource of exemplary student projects. A collaborative project betwen the faculty at HGSE and EL, the CSW aims to raise the bar on student achievement by helping teachers improve teaching and learning.

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World of Inquiry Student Teaches and Inspires



When faced with the decision of where to focus his senior year Capstone Project, for World of Inquiry School #58 (WOI) senior Jason Cherin, there was one obvious answer: soccer. 

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Sierra Expeditionary Learning School and Truckee's KidZone Join Forces on Egypt Exhibit



"Take Flight Egypt" a brand new exhibit on display at Truckee, CA's KidZone Museum has a group of sixth graders from Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) to thank for being key contributors.

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Casco Bay High School Students Get Out of the Classroom, Into the Field



Casco Bay High School
students and Principal Derek Pierce were recently featured in a piece on eSchool News focusing on how learning expeditions get kids out of the classroom and into the real world.

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Author and Veteran Visits Expeditionary Learning Middle School



On May 19, eighth graders at Expeditionary Learning Middle School in Syracuse, NY got a visit from a very special pair. Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan and his service dog, Tuesday spoke to a group of students about how Tuesday brings him comfort as he deals with his PTSD.

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Ron Berger Spreads Message of Learning While Doing



This evening, May 21, at 7:00pm Ron Berger, Chief Academic Office at EL will be giving a presentation on service-learning and project-based learning at New Bedford, MA's Whaling Museum. Many educators in the area have read some (or all!) of Ron's books, and are eager to be in attendance.

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Center for Student Work Highlights Exemplary Student Work

In this Education Week Curriculum Matters post, EL's Center for Student Work is highlighted for offering teachers and students examples of examplary student work, helping students envision what they're striving for.

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Expeditionary Learning's Curriculum Reaches 3.2 Million Downloads Nationally



NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 -- With a more than 50% growth in the number of downloads over the past eight months, Expeditionary Learning's curriculum has gained increasing national prominence among teachers and education leaders seeking an open-source curriculum to meet new higher-bar state standards. Downloads of the Grades 3-8 English Language Arts curriculum have now topped 3.2 million, up from 2 million as of last August.

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Eco-Schools USA Presents Fox Creek Elementary With Green Flag Award



During a ceremony on April 20, student at Fox Creek Elementary in Highlands Ranch, CO, raised a green flag high above the school's grounds, letting the entire community know that they have been named a Green Flag Award school.

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