Monthly Archives: September 2016

Support LA RiverLore!

Support LA RiverLore! Be part of a once in a lifetime opportunity to help Los Angeles area students and their teachers build a shared sense of place, purpose, and community through inquiry, discovery, and social action. With your generous support … Continue reading

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LA RiverLore is Happening, Join Us!

LA RiverLore, a project of Community Works Institute (CWI), includes a multi-year teacher professional development and fellowship program, centered on deeply connecting students to their own local communities. Our shared pedagogy revolves around CWI’s focus on Place as the Context, … Continue reading

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CommonLore! a Professional Development Project in Real Time

 CommonLore! Students and Teachers Digging Deep Into the Community CommonLore is an exciting place based service-learning PD program, connecting communities through student ethnography projects. We are currently piloting CommonLore in Los Angeles, along with other urban and rural locations around … Continue reading

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