Currently, limited resources exist to document, illustrate, and implement liminal or progressive school designs.
What: A repository to store, refine, and remix school designs. (possibilities: Wiki, shared Evernote collection, shared Google Drive collection, website, hackpad, LinkedIn Group, Slideshare collection, etc.
A Formal presentation of learning that shows a grasp on the theory presented through the creation of an "instructional design" for scaffolding and perpetuating curriculum integration in practice/research. Tools (Keynote, Google Presentation, Document, Narrated Video)
Two Field Based design seminars that feature tech enabled interdiciplinary field studies, participatory mapping, and thematic project design.
These programs, attended by Bridge Year faculty and up to 10 others, are intended to excite intense intellectual consideration of research, design and praxis in the field of education. The topics are intended to encourage interdisciplinary discussion and inspire new avenues for research, teaching, and collaboration. Each year, two of the four topics will be dedicated to the examination of a particular text that has influenced thinking and teaching in a variety of fields
Spring Seminar (Warm up!)
The Bridge Year Faculty Seminar and Research Colloquia : Roberts (2012) Beyond Learning By Doing.