Community Forum 2016!

The SEMIS Coalition 2016 Community Forum was a great event with over 200 guests! Each year students, teachers, parents, community partners, university staff, and more come together to share and celebrate the year’s PBE inquiry projects. The talented Leisa...
A Walk in the Park, Detroit Institute of Technology & SEMIS Coalition

A Walk in the Park, Detroit Institute of Technology & SEMIS Coalition

As a result of the Walk in the Park project, students have developed a sense of responsibility for nature in their community. Students have been able to use Rouge Park as a space to learn stewardship skills such as water quality monitoring, conducting environmental...

Porter Chair Series: Guest Blogger Bill Boyle on Restorative Practices and EcoJustice Education

Recognizing Community, Recognizing Its Members By Bill Boyle October 27, 2015 One of the more promising antidotes to the alienated individualism of the “ethic of achievement” in schools lies in the use of Restorative Practices.  As I’ve written previously, “We tend to...