Authentic learning: 15K146

This collection of resources from PS 146 lays out how educators can promote critical thinking, engagement through inquiry, experiential learning and inquiry based learning. 



Included Resources

This packet, created by The Brooklyn New School, contains resources and guidance for classroom and school-wide strategies for infusing a curriculum with experiential and hands on learning. The packet which is infused with images of students participating in various outdoor learning experiences also includes a document outlining the schools grade based curriculum themes and school-wide structures that support their experiential and interdisciplinary learning approach. Additionally educators will find thematic curriculum outlines as well as a document containing questions that educators can ask themselves to help guide inquiry across grades. At the back of the packet educators will find a document outlining some of the schools recommended resources and partnerships.

This booklet outlines the interdisciplinary curriculum at The Brooklyn New School. This is a document that the school sends to parents to inform them of the approach that is taken at the school. Educators could use this as a model of how to frame the school's philosophy to an external stakeholder.