Blog Posts about STEM SOS Model

Next-Gen High Schools

By Tom Vander Ark
June 21, 2016

There’s never been a better time to transform a classroom or open a new school. This month we visited reinvented active learning classrooms and academies in El Paso (pictured right) and saw new blended schools in Oakland. We just released a paper featuring examples of deeper, project-based STEM in Harmony Public Schools. They used a Race to the Top grant to incorporate project-based learning and some cool maker labs (like the one below in Austin) into their personalized learning approach. The 46 school network serves 30,000 students–and they put them on stage and publish their work. Read More...

We think microschools are a big opportunity and love seeing small academies opening in big traditional high schools.