This method has created life-changing learning experiences for thousands of students. They acquire deep knowledge, master critical skills and gain substantive confidence.
Student Reactions to Courses That Go Beyond the Classroom
This method has fostered active citizenship in hundreds of communities worldwide. Students solve problems faced by local organizations and businesses, forging meaningful partnerships between classrooms and their community.
CEO Alex Frommeyer and Head of User Experience Jonathan M. Nutt from Beam Dental discuss their experience working with Doris Korda’s Entrepreneurial Studies Program at Hawken School. Student teams created solutions for Beam’s real and urgent business problem.
Program Coordinator Jeremy Hollon from Community Refugee and Immigration Services shares his experience with Pam Reed’s 8th grade Humanities Class at Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls. Student teams created solutions to the Rohingya migration crisis.
This method has been sparking change in hundreds of schools globally. The process that begins with a pilot and the results that follow ignite a culture of innovation that spreads.
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The Korda Method has been implemented by hundreds of trained educators in a variety of K-12 courses such as entrepreneurship, science, humanities, engineering, technology, math, languages and global studies.
Wildfire Education is an Ohio based 501(c)3 on a mission to transform schools around the world. It is the sole distributor of the Korda Method®, a teaching methodology that empowers students through deep learning by solving rigorous challenges from organizations in their community. Wildfire Education was founded in 2017 due to the increasing demand for the services of Hawken School’s Educators Program.
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