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bridge program reports

Students Build Bridges for Future Learning

PAST Bridge Programs bring a different experience to students and teachers. Through PAST Bridge Programs learning, we “bridge” students from traditional, lecture-based learning methods to transdisciplinary, problem-based learning methods.

PAST produces and annual publication showcasing that year’s Camp & Bridge Programs. We encourage you to read or download these reports – you will be amazed by what these students have achieved!

2017 Bridge Programs

Amplifying Our Impact!

PAST Bridge Programs bring a different experience to students and teachers. Through PAST Bridge Programs learning, we “bridge” students from traditional, lecture-based learning methods to transdisciplinary, problem-based learning methods.

PAST produces and annual publication showcasing that year’s Camp & Bridge Programs. We encourage you to read or download these reports – you will be amazed by what these students have achieved!

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2016 Bridge Programs

“The PAST team continually re-examines its programs to improve their scalability, sustainability,and transferability.
The Hocking College Ecolab program is an excellent example of an ever-evolving program. This year the program offered students the opportunity to conduct fieldwork on endangered species, and then create a website to display their evidence of learning. Generally, Bridge Programs operate on the small-footprint big-impact theory.However, this program needed to be reinvented in order to involve a large community of
students.”
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2015 Bridge Programs

“The PAST team continually re-examines its programs to improve their scalability, sustainability,and transferability.
This year PAST Foundation’s Bridge Programs is 15 years old! That’s 15 years of high quality, hands-on, engaging programming for students and adults.
This year Bridge Programs expanded its successful collaboration with Shadowbox Live with STEM Rocks the Box and introduced fun and innovative new programming such as Robotics, Minecraft mathematics and STEM of Tai Chi.
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2014 Bridge Programs

“The PAST team continually re-examines its programs to improve their scalability, sustainability,and transferability.
Forensics in the Classroom, in its fifth year, is an excellent example of an ever-evolving program. This year the program required retooling in terms of scale, program topic,and transferability. Generally, Bridge Programs operate on the small-footprint big-impact theory.However, this program needed to be reinvented in order to involve a large community of
students.”
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2013 Bridge Programs

“Experiences are the foundation of the PAST Summer Bridge Programs; holistic learning environments that immerse students in real-world problems with authentic partners and audiences. Every program requires energy, collaboration, and commitment from students, staff and teachers. In return, the programs provide incredibly rewarding experiences that possess impactful learning.”

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2012 Bridge Programs

“At every level, The PAST Design Team instills each program with four vital components: Real Issues, Real Partnerships, a Transdisciplinary Approach, and Presentations of Learning. PAST measures its success in its ability to meet these ideals, an students enthusiastically recommend PAST programs because of their moving experiences and lasting memories.”

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2011 Bridge Programs

“PAST Summer Bridge Programs vary in intensity and content depth, depending on the age and experience of the students. Level I targets students transitioning to problem-based environment, LevelII  is for students who excel at applied learning, Level III provides advanced stdent leadership opportunities, and Collegiate Level programs serve motivated adult students with intense, content-rich experiences.”

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2010 Bridge Programs

“The PAST team continually re-examines its programs to improve their scalability, sustainability,and transferability.
Forensics in the Classroom, in its fifth year, is an excellent example of an ever-evolving program. This year the program required retooling in terms of scale, program topic,and transferability. Generally, Bridge Programs operate on the small-footprint big-impact theory.However, this program needed to be reinvented in order to involve a large community of
students.”
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