This year, Highland Drive celebrated International Dot Day 2018! Several classrooms got into the fun by completing the Dot Day activities provided to teachers at the beginning of the week. Thanks to Mrs. French and Mrs. Mulac for sharing your photos! Also, thanks to inspiration from Mrs. O’Mara and art teacher Mr. Koutouras, we turned … Continue reading
The Project of the Week is shared with teachers electronically, then posted, and set up in the STEAM Room each week. This enables homeroom teachers to sign up for a time and bring their class in with very little prep work. These are the projects that have been shared up to the present date. POTW … Continue reading
Students in every grade level (K-3) had a chance to go through the Pumpkin Investigation Stations in the STEAM Room this week. Students were engaged in activities in seven stations: estimating and weighing, estimating and counting, touching, smelling, tasting, sketching, describing properties, measuring with standard and nonstandard units, and determining if a pumpkin will sink … Continue reading
Students in first grade have been enjoying their time in the STEAM Room! They’ve built foil towers, made boats for the wild thing, and used apples to create fall objects! How fun for first graders!
The Project of the Week is shared with teachers electronically, then posted, and set up in the makerspace each week. This enables homeroom teachers to sign up for a time and bring their class in with very little prep work. These are the projects that have been shared up to the end of May 2017. Ramps … Continue reading
Mrs. Lant’s students had a chance to go into the makerspace to do the Playground Challenge as the Project of the Week. Students were asked to create a playground with 4-6 different elements (swings, monkey bars, etc.).
The week before Halloween, students throughout the school had a chance to engage with 7 different pumpkin stations to explore and learn about pumpkins. Students measured the pumpkins with standard and nonstandard units, determined if the pumpkins would sink or float, weighed a pumpkin, counted seeds from a pumpkin, tasted roasted pumpkin seeds, described and … Continue reading