catalyst

Working Alongside Teachers, Volunteers Help Bring Real-World Learning Experiences to the Classroom

Working Alongside Teachers, Volunteers Help Bring Real-World Learning Experiences to the Classroom

Amy Hoffmaster, Managing Director of Program Innovation got the chance to sit down and chat with Melissa Arellano, who is a 7th grade science teacher at Sedgefield Middle Schools in North Carolina about her experience working in the Catalyst pilot program.

Catalyst Innovation Pilot: Launch Update

Catalyst Innovation Pilot: Launch Update

It is our pleasure to share this first update on Catalyst. And we look forward to sharing similar updates throughout the pilot. It is our commitment to share what we are learning through this iterative innovation pilot with partners like you to continue to keep you informed and to benefit from your feedback, insights, and questions as we pursue this shared learning agenda.

Teacher Co-Design Pilot: Fall 2017

Teacher Co-Design Pilot: Fall 2017

This summer, Citizen Schools began a 2-year pilot, with teacher design partners, to develop and test a new approach to classroom instruction - one that pairs teachers with community experts to deliver engaging, real-world projects in middle school classrooms.