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Peaks Island School Embracing Expeditionary Learning Model

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Peaks Island School Embracing Expeditionary Learning Model
Posted on 12/23/2015
Starting in January, educators at the Peaks Island Elementary School will be trained in expeditionary learning, a type of learning where students participate in project-based expeditions.Starting in January, educators at the Peaks Island Elementary School will be trained in expeditionary learning, a type of learning where students participate in project-based expeditions.

Karen MacDonald, a retired King Middle School teacher who was Maine’s 2014 Teacher of the Year, will provide the training.

Casco Bay High School, King Middle School, and Presumpscot Elementary School are all in the EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) network.

At this point, however, the Peaks Island School won’t be affiliated with EL.

To learn more about the Peaks Island School’s embrace of the expeditionary learning model, check out this article in The Forecaster.