Before they began the trimester, we asked this 1st/2nd grade class simple questions about rivers…
Place-based education is a way of taking the walls down between school and the community.
7th graders identify a problem in the community and seek out policy-based solutions.
Over the past year, our fence facing Bancroft Street has attracted much attention. Last summer, many students and families showed their support for our Black families by posting homemade signs. These cardboard and paper messages filled the fenceline and elicited responses from the greater community, some hostile, but mostly encouraging.
This fall the kindergarten class explored family diversity through close examination of people, place and time, the 6th graders were gifted a free ride to the University of Colombo Medical School and the 7/8 graders took an extensive look at the system of extraction and deposition we call “trash.”
Education Week Story by Sarah K. Andersen About Connecting Students to the World Through Food Studies with Emily Conner’s 7th/8th grade students.
Please join our staff in reading Indian No More by Charlene McManis and Traci Sorell this summer. This short book is appropriate for students grades 5 and up to read alone or for families of al
Join The Cottonwood School and Confluence for a virtual screening of the documentary film Gather Gather is an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their
Cottonwood’s Sarah Anderson delivered the keynote address at the Inside-Outside Conference, hosted virtually by Antioch University in October. “Place-based Education: An Inspiration for the Future of