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Island School

Island School

May 20, 2006-- What if the environment was your schoolroom? At the Island School in the Bahamas, it is. Students there find themselves up to their knees in mud while exploring a mangrove creek, face to face with a coral reef 40 feet underwater, or holding a 700 year old pottery shard. As active participants in the educational process, students are taught to think like scientists, cultural historians, and teachers. And in place of a blind quest for a grade, students are engaged in a mind, body and spirit journey that forces them to confront authentic challenges. (1461 reads)


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