Project Based Learning

Summer Youth Employment Program

SYEP Summer Bridge Final Events

Dignity of Children’s Ideas Empowered by Youth will be offered as part of New York City’s Summer Youth Employment Program.

Young Sharks in the News

Young Sharks in the News

Dignity of Children is proud to present news coverage of our 2020 Young Sharks competition!

Young Sharks

Read About Dignity of Children’s Young Sharks 2020 Judges

Young Sharks gives students the opportunity to develop a business pitch or prototype that addresses a contemporary issue of their choice.

Project-Based Learning - Education Through Authenticity

Project-Based Learning: Education Through Authenticity

True project-based learning (PBL) works because it engages students in solving real-world problems that matter to them.

Students Lead on Climate Change

For this Earth Day, young people at MMCC have produced an amazing collection of public service announcements about climate change.

Helping Young People Develop Inquiry Skills

Helping Young People Develop Inquiry Skills

When students explore topics that excite them, all kinds of learning takes place. This process of inquiry forms the heart of project-based learning.

Words of Wisdom for Future Entrepreneurs

Words of Wisdom for Future Entrepreneurs

21st century skills develop in children the capacity to have fulfilling lives and careers. To care about the world and the people around them.

Shreyas Navare

Creating Social Entrepreneurs Through Creativity

Making the connection between creativity and social consciousness is easy when you think about the fact that creativity is one of the 4 C’s of 21st century skills.

Health Paths Through PBL

Helping Children Chart Their Own Health Paths Through PBL

Children receive a lot of instruction when it comes to their health: from family members and caregivers, from school, from the government. The information children receive about how to take care of their health is ever-changing and often conflicting.