“A Matter of Degrees” is the first in a series of reports detailing thirteen promising practices that US community colleges can use to increase student engagement and completion rates.
Earthville Education Blog
Explorations in Experiential Education for the Global Village
Welcome to the Earthville Education blog! Here, you’ll find ongoing explorations of education as a catalyst for the development of conscientious global citizens, healthy communities, and a more harmonious and sustainable world. The scope of the discussion is wide, with special interest in the following areas:
• Experiential education and service-learning
• The cultures of learning communities, and how to transform them
• Holistic educational philosophy: wisdom about learning and learning about wisdom
• Innovative models for schools, other learning communities, and programs
• Synergies between centers of learning and the local and global communities
• Education reform, both practice and policy
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Visionary educator Arnie Langberg shares stories from two of his public alternative schools: Mountain Open High School in Evergreen, CO, and High School Redirection in Denver…
Standardized testing isn’t the only dinosaur sucking air out of the room: The system of grades/marks is another inadequate method of measuring student learning that needs to be replaced with more effective and empowering systems.
Visionary educator Arnie Langberg examines the awkwardness of U.S. middle schools and the need for them to mature.
When we left you with the season finale cliffhanger last June, we had just bundled up our baby building with prayers that she’d survive the monsoon rains without a roof….
Visionary educator Arnie Langberg examines the failure of the educational system to embrace a successful alternative.
Visionary educator Arnie Langberg recalls his experiences as the incoming Principal at a group of struggling alternative satellite programs within conventional schools in Denver.
Earthville’s Dharmalaya team is celebrating the completion of the ground floor for the Dharmalaya Institute, an eco-friendly service-learning campus in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas.
This week, during our first service retreat program (see news article) on the Dharmalaya Institute’s new Himalayan eco-campus, we had a precious opportunity: our friends at SanghaSeva brought sixteen wonderful, hard-working volunteers from all over the globe to work with us, so we figured this was the time to take on…
We’ll be posting a detailed update on the construction of the Dharmalaya Institute soon. For now, here’s a little picture of progress… 🙂