Hour of Code was designed to teach people to code in 60 minutes in a fun and non threatening environment. Started in 2013 Hour of Code has introduced coding to countless children and adults. This year […]
When learning about regrouping fractions the sixth graders used pattern blocks to have a physical representation of how regrouping with fractions is different that regrouping within base 10.
Two of the key concepts moving into more advanced mathematics are the least common multiple and the greatest common factor. The 6th graders spent a week exploring the concepts as word problems, relationships, and reasoning […]
In Social Studies the 7th graders compared and contrasted the lives and roles of men and women in the colonies. The entire class contributed to a Venn Diagram that was filled with post-its. By using […]
Many remember math classes as sitting in rows, taking notes and doing problem after problem. Today research shows that the best learning happens when working together and moving around. One way we do this in […]
This year we are very excited to be using Google Classroom in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Google Classroom allows the students to see and submit their homework online. A broader benefit of using […]