I recently taught a seminar on assessment for the Graduate Program of Teton Science Schools. To engage the students, I began with a series of slides with comical solutions to standardized exam questions. For example, on a traditional multiple choice test, a question showed a triangle with one
Entering the lobby of the Center for the Arts I am surrounded by sculptures, prints, drawings, mobiles and collages. All of these represent a myriad of thoughts, conversations and interactions with children this year. This moment is the celebration of a shared experience, combining learning, working
Did you know that all bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs? Upper Elementary knows, because they have been studying darkling beetles and isopods for their newest Investigation in Science. Students learned that darkling beetles and isopods are not bugs, but unique organisms
Over the last two weeks, the eighth grade Capstone students had a nice change in pace from the normal Social Studies class. Instead of feverishly jotting down notes, they got to bring in local citizens that play an interesting role in our current unit of study: global and regional climate change.
Our unique electives program has given our high school students the opportunity to work with a variety of local artists this spring. Students created clay vessels with Patty Reed, digital photography with Derek DiLuzio and mosaics with Sarah Lott. For a culminating project, students