After receiving a 3D printer from the Education Foundation, Whittier LRC Teacher Kelly Coleman approached Instructional Coach Megan Ryder to collaborate on using the printer in a more authentic way. Coleman explained that her sixth graders had previously dabbled in 3D design while creating keychains on Tinkercad CAD software. […]
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Watch DOGS program promotes positive male role models in schools.
The Fairmount PTA hosted its first Family STEM Night on Friday, Jan. 19. It was a fun night of interactive STEM exhibits and presentations by Fairmount families, teachers and organizations. More than 230 children and parents participated in the evening and learned about various STEM concepts through exhibits such as: Meet Pepper […]
Last week, the Henry Puffer PTA held a hugely successful McTeacher Night fundraiser.
Hillcrest fifth graders recently culminated their science unit on sound with an especially creative activity: The students fashioned instruments using everyday household objects, like rubber bands, PVC pipes, glass bottles and more. They applied their newfound knowledge on volume, pitch and tension to guide their design. They demonstrated their instruments […]
The Indian Trail PTA hosted a very successful International Fair on Thursday, Jan. 18!
Nearly 600 students participated in the Science Fair on Saturday, Jan. 20. Here are some photo highlights!
When Pierce Downer teachers Randi Kehm and Jamie Lindberg discovered a fun snowflake art project idea, they worried it could be a challenge for their second graders to create independently.
Last week, El Sierra first graders chased dinosaurs, while Highland and Kingsley third graders swam through bodies of water. Fairmount fifth graders explored DNA up close, while Lester sixth graders embarked on a Mt. Everest hiking expedition. How? Google’s Expeditions Augmented Reality Pioneer Program team brought its Expedition AR app into […]
Pierce Downer families enjoyed giving back this holiday season, thanks to the school’s vibrant PTA Service Learning Committee.