How To Do An Energy Audit

How To Do An Energy Audit

During our recent energy project our classes were asked to complete the ECOWORKS Healthy Home Audit and to write a persuasive essay demanding that our school admin give (our classes) permission to install a solar array. This is a how-to showing how to complete the...
Solar Panel Persuasive Letters

Solar Panel Persuasive Letters

During our recent energy project our classes were asked to complete the ECOWORKS Healthy Home Audit and to write a persuasive essay demanding that our school admin give (our classes) permission to install a solar array. This is a how-to showing how to complete the...
The Chip Bag Project

The Chip Bag Project

We ironed together chip bags to make sleeping bags for Detroit’s homeless population. By: Youth Energy Squad, 6th Grade – 8th Grade Teacher: Jacinda Bowman, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, Detroit Subject: Science Theme: Climate Change Resilience and...
Living On Our Own

Living On Our Own

This story shows how a project helps me understand my experiences and my interests. By: Sonia Singh, Kaiya Ingram, and Marleen Hernandez, 6th Grade – 8th Grade Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, Detroit Subject: Math Theme: General...
Potential in My Neighborhood

Potential in My Neighborhood

This story shows how a project helps me understand my experiences and my interests. By: Isaiah Cox, 8th Grade Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, Detroit Subject: Math Theme: General Place-based Education Type: Video Click on the links above...
Why Learn Mathematics?

Why Learn Mathematics?

Students weigh in on a Place-based Education (PBE) activity in this video. student responses to help answer the question “Why am I learning math?” Your presentation will be helpful for educators, parents, and students. By: Zora Nunley, Evelyn Wybenga, and...
Paycheck Stub

Paycheck Stub

Student discusses with peer the paycheck stub assignment. In this assignment, the student estimated amount of pay needed to pay bills. By: Kaiya Ingram, 6th Grade Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, Detroit Subject: Math Theme: General...
Photos of Place

Photos of Place

These drawings depict beauty and nature’s resistance that were seen on a walk in a student’s neighborhood. By: Spencer Lusa, 6th Grade Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, Detroit Subject: Math Theme: General Place-based Education...
Photos of Place

Photos of Place

Scroll inside the frame below to view the document. These drawings depict beauty and nature’s resistance that were seen on a walk in a student’s neighborhood. By: Tanner Green, 6th Grade Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School,...
Beauty and Calm in My Community

Beauty and Calm in My Community

Click on the picture or use the arrow keys or space bar to go to the next slide. The photo journals capture what a student saw in their community. By: Hallo Albrechi, 8th Grade Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, Detroit Subject: Math Theme:...
Nature’s Resistance

Nature’s Resistance

Click on the button below to view the photo journal on Google Slides. Click to view: Nature’s Resistance This photo journal depicts a student’s impression of nature. By: Willow Lagrou, 8th Grade Teacher: Charlene Jones, The James and Grace Lee Boggs...