Project-Based Learning at Grandview: Greenhouse Effect

So exciting for our students!

Carpe Diem

Students build greenhouse to rehabilitate local endangered species

Students clear the land for the footprint of the greenhouse. Students clear the land for the footprint of the greenhouse.

For students in Grandview Preparatory School’s Innovation Program, learning is literally taking place outside of the classroom. The Innovation Program is a personalized learning experience for highly motivated high school students. The course of study is customized based on the skills and interests of the individual student, comprising of collegiate curriculum taught in a blended (online and in person) format and the completion of a completely student-run, in-depth research project using student passions to enhance innovation and connect students to the community.

Dubbed the “Passion Project,” students in the program collaborate to use each member’s strengths and interests to decide on a topic, assign roles and execute the project. “Projects like this one make school more like real life,” said Sam Berey, Director of Program Innovation at Grandview and the faculty advisor…

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