Watershed Wisdom keeps inspiring SHS students to explore their natural surroundings — and themselves.

At the picnic table, students labor over camp stoves. One stirs a pan of red peppers sauteing in butter. Another is boiling pasta. Nearby, a guitarist jams, providing background music for the chefs. Later, the group of about 20 students gathers around a fire. Some read passages from Aldo Leopold, headlamps on page. Others are …

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Good Thinking!

The first set of teachers attending Design Thinking Workshops.

Maybe you’ve been involved in a conversation around education in Shorewood and happened to hear the phrase “Design Thinking” dropped. Perhaps like most people, you scratched your head wondering what it meant and were befuddled by how it connects to what we as stakeholders see in Shorewood classrooms. It’s quite possible you’ve never heard about …

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What is “Authentic Learning” Anyway??

Atwater Elementary School Principal Nate Schultz

If you’ve been in Shorewood for even a short amount of time, you’ve likely heard something about Authentic Learning. Its prevalence and importance in our district is something unique. This October we enjoyed sitting down with Nate Schultz, new principal at Atwater Elementary and previous Authentic Learning Coordinator for Shorewood School District, to learn more …

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