Block 4: A look inside our teaching and learning.
Expect to read the entire gamut of classroom activity, from "big picture" overviews to detailed reflections on one day's work. Posts are authored by faculty.
We took learning outside the classroom.
We dug into the math behind the art of M. C. Escher.
Shear forces and failures helped us understand the physics behind a hovercraft.
One animating question for this class is whether we should—or even can—break free of the anthropocentric view of history.
We use games and codes to make the practice of solving problems incredibly fun.
We're learning to struggle with Shakespeare and fall in love with language.
We're growing as expository writers as we explore elegant mathematical topics.
We're expanding our repertoire of maker skills while developing as resourceful learners.
Our study of gravity ranges from slinkies to black holes to sandwich throwing.
Our study of language raises questions about culture, class, and identity.
Students in Literature 1 are discovering their ideas matter.
In Language Arts, we're exploring the question, "Who are you—what makes you you?"
We're developing our ability to turn ideas into reality by pursuing increasingly ambitious projects.
Our annual math burst gives students an extended experience with open-ended mathematical discovery.
We're exploring functions and laying the foundation for future study.
Students are turning ideas into reality through projects in Big History Science.
After a week of mathematical exploration, we turned our attention to communicating our ideas.
"In the classroom" posts.