A Cross-Age, Project Based Learning History & Arts Project
Anderson Valley Junior & Senior High School
The History Stories—A Cross-Age, Project Based Learning History & Arts Project brought artist and arts educator Cathleen Micheaels together with Anderson Valley Junior & Senior High School (AVJH&HS) Social Studies and History Teacher Nat Corey-Moran to collaborate on planning and delivering a new project based learning, integrated history and arts project with 8th grade students during the 2017-2018 school year. The project focused on the historical time periods of 1492-1900 students were investigating and learning about in their 8th Grade U.S. History class and engaged students in researching, writing, illustrating and creating children’s story books to then share with younger students at Anderson Valley Elementary School (AVES) through a Reading Buddy exchange with the Kindergarten and 2nd grade classes.
To read more: AVJH&HS History Stories Making Learning Visible 2017-2018