Teaching

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Lifeworks Learning Unit Begins

Each of GVP’s quarterly learning units conclude with our Authors’ Tea.  Authors Teas are a chance to gather, celebrate our community, and allow students a platform to present their learning...
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Moments on the Trail: A Trip to the Hike Inn

When was the last time you were able to take a deep breath and just be present in nature? The ability to escape the distractions of our busy day-to-day is...
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7 Questions with Olivia McKellar, GVP’s new English Language Arts Instructor!

We are thrilled to welcome Olivia McKellar to the GVP teaching team as our new English Language Arts/ESOL Instructor. Olivia will start in her new position with this upcoming school...
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Summer Camp Offers Long-Awaited Opportunity for In-Person Connection

After a year of remote learning, the ache to meet again in person was acute for GVP’s students and teachers alike. The opportunity finally came last month: for a week...
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Students Stand Up, Speak Out Through Rights Unit

This semester, our integrated unit of study is “Rights.” In this unit, all of our core subject areas explore questions like “What are our rights?” and “How can we be...
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Maker-Centered Learning Prepares Students for 21st Century Challenges

How would your education have looked different if you were encouraged to take risks and learn from your mistakes? If instead of worksheets and tests, you were given a problem...
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Students Write, Create, Remix New Music in Songwriters’ Club

How do we deal with the many feelings we experience while stuck at home and living through a pandemic? For some GVP students, the answer is through songwriting. A new...
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February is Black History Month. So is every month of the year.

I grew up in a small, predominantly white town outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I honestly don’t recall Black History being a part of what we learned in February, or the...
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Celebrating Our Habitat in GVP’s Second Virtual Authors’ Tea of the Year!

Global Village Project’s second Virtual Authors’ Tea of the year focused on the theme “Celebrating Our Habitat” in honor of GVP students’ completion of the Habitats integrated learning unit. During...
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Teaching During COVID-19: A Q&A with Dr. Amy Pelissero

We’re now more than two months into a school year that has been entirely reshaped by a global pandemic. While Global Village Project’s hybrid model includes one day on-site for...