Project Examples

Here are some examples of projects I have completed with students. I hope they inspire you to implement authentic projects within your own classroom. 

Using data over time, students estimate when women and people of color will receive equal pay with white men. Advocacy letters and empathy interviews bring authenticity to this project.

The Wage Gap

Algebra I

Robots are all around us. Using design thinking, students create a robot to serve a helpful purpose in society. Project can be adapted to both MS and HS math standards.

The Future Robot of Today

MS or HS Geometry

Students assume the role of a geneticist at 23 & Me. Using their understanding of genetics and conditional probability, students explain to a potential investor the probability behind a genetics testing kit.

23 & Probably Me

Algebra II or Statistics

Maggie McHugh

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