BJM Scholars as Change Makers:
We Think, We Question, We Transform
By Dr. Susan Eschbach
Riffing off of a pep rally three years ago, conceived to bring folks together early in the year for a grand kick-off to school, we began to think about who we are and what we ought to share each September. We questioned the old model of visiting the school to learn about the coming year. And we transformed our curriculum night into a We Learn Showcase! And what a showcase it was! The cafeteria overflowed with ...
Anti-Marginalization Design Team:
A newly formed anti-marginalization design team is examining how the ICSD’s curriculum can support students in developing anti-racist understandings and practices.
About 26 educators are participating in the group’s first cohort, some of whom already met twice over the summer to begin weaving anti-marginalization lessons into the district’s existing case study and project-based learning work at all grade levels. This includes examining how to fit anti-marginalization and ...
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The first year of Project Innovation – the ICSD’s project-based summer school program – was a great success!
The six-week, fully inclusive Project Innovation brought together about 100 students of varied abilities ...