Week of May 13

As the year progressed, so did the skills of our Experiential School students! With our project-based and integrated hands-on approach to learning, the children have developed curiosity, a love of learning and pride in their accomplishments. All of the fine motor activities have paid off as evidenced by the growth in the children’s ability to create detailed representational as well as creative and imaginative drawings. As Junior Kindergarten winds up its project based study of the depths and life in the ocean, they were visited by a representative from Sharks4Kids, a non-profit organization that strives to create shark advocates through education and outreach.  Michelle used video, photos and biofacts to teach the children about these fascinating creatures of the deep as well as why they are important to our ecosystem. Following her visit, the students created drawings of  and talked about their favorite sharks. The final stage of a project study for the preschoolers is creating… [Read more]