Sunday Sep 13, 2020

Episode 12 - Interdisciplinary & Community Learning in the iLab with Chris Jacobs

Last week’s episode was well received. Chris’ story is interesting and the work he is doing now is groundbreaking. In today’s episode we will listen to the second part of our conversation. In it we talk about the interdisciplinary approach he and his colleagues take to planning and organizing learning. We hear some examples of the community connections that help to shape the experiences of his students, how they deal with issues of standards and accreditation, and we hear about how the iLab pivoted to emergency learning in the Spring.

As an update, the school system where the iLab is located has started the school year remotely, in a slightly different model than that adopted in the spring. If you want to know how they are adapting to these exceptional circumstances, or if you want to know more about the ilab, you can follow their official Twitter account @GRHSiLab.   If you want to learn more about Chris’ work, you can follow him on Twitter @ChrisJacobsGRHS

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