The Education Initiative is a long-term commitment to identifying and evolving more viable systems for healthy human learning and education.
Think – Education, Learning, and Youth. Workshops were held on various aspects of education, including youth, play, early learning, and governance strategies. Our work on risky youth behavior, led by Bruce Ellis, has a special section in Developmental Psychology; A book, Dave Geary and Dan Burch, eds., is in preparation. The Journal of Play featured several articles from our conference.
Say – Sharing and Informing. A series of articles written by leading researchers in learning was published in This View of Life, our online magazine; Learning in the Wild was a brief developed for the early literacy planning efforts led by the Suncoast United Way in West Central Florida. Click here for these publications.
Do – Redesigning the Learning Environment. The Regents Academy project for failing students showed highly significant impact within one year with a large effect size; Our early learning efforts are moving forward with our focus on a birth-through-8 year old center in east Tampa. Click to learn more