Project Feature: Sustainability Summit

Natalie Vardabasso#EduCrush Podcast


This week a passionate teacher team talks about taking bold steps to innovate in their own classrooms to give students hope through a project they called the Sustainability Summit. Charlotte Nixon, Mark Schuegraf and Neil Frail bring their experience and expertise together to form an audacious team taking on an ambitious project.


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Show Notes:

Overview of the sustainability Summit 02:23

Students presenting to students 3:53

What inspired the project 7:12

Organizing the scope of the project to align with outcomes 8:54

Students rising to challenges presented by large projects 12:23

Students working outside of traditional educational silos 16:44

Working with teachers in other disciplines 19:59

Key learnings from this experience 23:29

The purpose of education 27:52