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Edutopia Publishes Article by Staff Member Aziza Darwish

Aziza Darwish of Professional Field Services wrote an article for Edutopia, the influential website that covers innovative practices in education. "Field Trip Partnerships: Student-to-Student Mentoring" gives an in-depth look at how IMSA utilizes students and educators alike to create inquiry-based STEM field trips, and advises school districts on how to start similar educational programs.

From the article: "IMSA's field trips are designed for middle school students to meet and learn from high school students, but this model is scalable and replicable... Providing opportunities for enriched learning outside of the classroom begins by dreaming out loud about the possibilities for coordinating partnerships between schools and opportunities for student-to-student mentoring."

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