Community partnerships help build global skills

From Newsjournalonline. com  October 30, 2018
What do you get when you combine Riverview High School students, Asian puppetry, the Florida Studio Theatre, Chinese language students from New College of Florida and the Ringling Museum?
My international baccalaureate visual arts students and Mandarin language students at Riverview, where I taught last year, got unexpected takeaways from our project, “The Aesthetics of Asian Puppetry.”
The project was created using an open inquiry model that teaches subject matter and executive functions such as self-management, critical thinking and perseverance.
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Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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