Tag: project-based learning

  • 2012 Session of Neighborhood Leadership Institute

    The 2012 session of Neighborhood Leadership Institute  program will be accepting applications starting September 30th. This will be the sixth year that the City of Charlottesville has offered a series of workshops and speakers aimed at promoting citizen participation in our community.  Last year, 23 City and County residents successfully completed the program.  This year’s […]

  • Reminder: NLI Taking Applications for 2010 Class

    City of Charlottesville residents: here is your chance to learn more about our community and work towards positive change! NLI Taking Applications for 2010 Class You can take the wheel in Charlottesville by participating in the City’s Neighborhood Leadership Institute (NLI) “Pilot Your City” program which provides residents with the best tools to make positive […]

  • 10 Steps to Lifelong Learning – Right Here in Charlottesville!

    We are so fortunate to have many, many opportunities for lifelong learning right here in the Charlottesville area! As I read through the post quoted below I thought about my venture into blogging for seniors.  Since I have an IT/Web background, I volunteered to sponsor an after-school computer club at Jackson-Via Elementary School.  Having read […]

  • 2010 Neighborhood Leadership Institute

    Here is a great lifelong learning and civic engagement opportunity!  You will learn a lot about our community and city government and perhaps find your perfect niche for civic engagement.  Sign up soon to reserve your space! The City of Charlottesville is accepting applications for the 2010 Neighborhood Leadership Institute NLI will provide its participants […]

  • Want to learn more about planning issues in Charlottesville and Albemarle?

    Here is an opportunity to  learn about podcast production and online journalism while attending planning meetings and other public meetings. On August 5, 2009 Sean Tubbs wrote Charlottesville Tomorrow is currently accepting applications for the position of Semester Intern for the Fall of 2009.  As the application deadline approaches, we need your help recruiting candidates.The […]

  • Often it is the “teacher” leading a project-based learning program who learns the most!

    I learned how to blog as a JABA RSVP FISH volunteer. I had agreed to sponsor an after-school computer club at Jackson-Via Elementary School in Charlottesville and I wanted to focus on 21st-century skills. Since blogging is receiving high marks as an effective means for teaching reflective writing, I decided that that would be a […]