August 17, 2018

Hunter-Gatherer or Agricultural Settlement?

If you lived in 5000 BC, would you prefer to be a hunter-gatherer or live in an agricultural settlement? This was the question explored by Ms. Ballard’s 6-8 team social studies class. And what tool did they use to consider … Continue reading

Portrait Photography Encourages Discussions on Expression 

Portrait photography is the opening unit in a new Art and Technology elective for 6-8 grade students. Students are considering how photographs of a person can capture their personality. Students are also learning how photo editing can adjust a viewer’s … Continue reading

21st Century Lesson in Circuits

Remember learning about circuits in science class? Perhaps you learned how electrical energy travels through a circuit from a source (battery) along a path (wire) to an appliance (light bulb.) 6-8 team students of Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Loar are … Continue reading