The Building To Teach programs at the Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, VA and the Bayshore Center in Port Norris, NJ are in the U.S. Department of Education newsletter, The Teacher's Edition.

North Providence students set new course with boat building program. Read the article.

Over 11,000 people attended the 22nd Annual WoodenBoat Show, June 28-30, 2013, hosted for the 7th consecutive year at Mystic Seaport. Visitors were able to board and admire over a hundred wooden boats, large and small, old and new. Check out pics of the amazing boats on display.

Bill Nimke of the River Revitalization Foundation celebrates the completion of 3 Bevin's Skiffs with a launch in the Milwaukee River.
See the photos.

The Teaching with Small Boats Alliance (TWSBA) 2013 conference is scheduled October 15-18 at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, CT.  To register, please visit

Building To Teach had a great 2012!  See what we accomplished...

Building To Teach instructors Joe Norton, of Norton Boat Works, and Chris Washkovick and Steve Birno, of Green Lake Charter Schools, put their training to the test in hands-on boat building summer school course. Read the article.

Ukiah High school class, led by Building To Teach certified instructor Chris de Firmian, teaches math through boat building.
Read the article.

Bevin's Skiff building plans now available for download at Wooden Boat.

See the article Getting Started in Boats: Building a Skiff to Teach Math by Joe Youcha in the January/February issue of WoodenBoat magazine.

The Teaching with Small Boats Alliance (TWSBA) Conference held April 27-29, 2012 at the Center for Wooden Boats' Cama Beach facility in Cameno Island, Washington.  Learn more.