♣ progressive education finds its roots in present experience. There is an emphasis on learning by doing – hands-on projects, expeditionary learning, experiential learning. Progressive learning means that we place a strong emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking- and that we are working on developing our social skills, with an emphasis on group work and collaboration.
Learning Targets: Kindergarteners at The Odyssey School by Expeditionary Learning. This clip highlights the cornerstone assessment strategy of “Communicating Learning Targets and Criteria for Success”. At The Odyssey School, a K-8 public charter in Denver, Colorado, students at every grade level and in every subject actively engage in “unpacking” learning targets so that they are able to articulate a clear vision of the intended learning as a first step toward achieving success.