Active Exploration
Project Based Learning
Design Principles
Academic Rigor
Applied Learning
Adult Connections
Active Exploration
Assessment Practice
When engaged in active exploration in a project, students develop problem solving skills and strategies by delineating authentic challenges, applying creative problem-solving techniques, and developing a structure for success.

In the The Amazing Adventures of the Kennewick Man, learn how students at the Nay Ah Shing tribal school in Northern Minnesota researched and produced a comic book, and used it as a vehicle for exploring complex issues related to archeology, historical “truth,” and cultural pride.