Flint River Project

An immersive authentic educational project by Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA US

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Westwood School continues to take innovative ideas and put them into practice. The Flint River Project will enable our students to learn in a hands-on environment using research based practices of collaboration, communication, and critical thinking

It has taken hours of time to pull the this project together. It has been a joint effort with teachers, volunteers, and students all planning and organizing to get optimum use of our time and resources to make our project successful. We expect… Continue

Added by Betty Shiver on May 8, 2009 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Why did we choose the Flint River as our immersion project?

Several reasons prompted this choice. First, it is one of the county's greatest natural resources. It is rich with history and is an ideal subject for scientific exploration. Few people know that it has the longest free-flowing stretch of river of any river east of the Mississippi. It has a unique ecology and is a huge part of local recreation. Secondly, students need to understand and appreciate the river for itself and what it brings to our community. Hopefully, they will become future… Continue

Added by Betty Shiver on March 25, 2009 at 11:42am — 1 Comment

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