The sixth graders reviewed surface area by making nets of actual boxes. The groups worked collaboratively and helped out when other groups got stuck.
This year the 8th graders explored Pythagorean Theorem with BreakoutEDU. BreakoutEDU is similar to a Escape Room. In the BreakoutEDU students work together to complete puzzles.
On Friday April 13th the Seventh Grader went to Springfield to learn about Lincoln and Illinois. We visited many places including New Salem, the Capital Building, the Lincoln Museum, and the Illinois Military Museum.
The seventh graders finished their probability unit by playing BEANO! This game allowed the students to put what they learned into action to try and win.
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 […]