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Tuxedo's Community-As-School Project

Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.

John Dewey  

   Thinking in Education

The Community-As-Schools Project brings students off-campus and into the community around them for rich learning experiences. Each day trip includes outdoor and on-site learning. Here are some examples of the different experiences for each of the schools in the project.

Click here to learn more about each of the schools in the project and their learning experiences

Tuxedo-As-School
Example of a learning experience in this school:

Sterling Forest State Park
Tuxedo Park, New York
Visit one of the largest additions to the New York State Parks system to see and learn why it's one of the largest additions to the park system in the last 50 years.

Historic Hudson Valley-As-School
Example of a learning experience in this school:

Hudson River Museum
Yonkers, New York
Visit the museum to learn more about the Hudson River School painters. Pick your favorite Hudson River School painter and do some outdoor landscape painting at the State Line Lookout off the Palisades Parkway.

New York City-As-School
Example of a learning experience in this school:

New York Botanical Gardens
Bronx, New York
Students work together to plan a self-guided class tour of the gardens and make their own maps and checklists of flora and fauna to spot and jot.