Category: K-12

Story Writing!

Minecraft reading class has turned into Minecraft story writing! Everyone was very focused this morning on ideas and began writing their stories! Our goal is to have finished books, complete with illustrations, by the end of the year!

Writing Letters

The K-12 took a trip to the Louisville Post office. There was a large letter writing session before hand.

Geography Class

Some pictures from an ongoing exploration of geography. Save Save

Who will run meeting?

Amelia and Eddie want to run meeting, but so does Kai. How do we decide who gets to run meeting? We discuss the issue for a few minutes. Various proposals are brought up. The person who helped us negotiate the proposal was Jia, a 5 year old. She was able to see that since Amelia… Read more »

Playing Library

Alison and Tia play library today. Checking books out, looking up there code, and then fining for returning books late!

Let The Children Play!

Play based learning

“Dramatic play can be defined as a type of play where children accept and assign roles, and then act them out. It is a time when they break through the walls of reality, pretend to be someone or something different from themselves, and dramatize situations and actions to go along with the roles they have… Read more »

Calculus Parachute

Calculus Parachute

A piece of fabric became an inspiration for calculus! In trying to determine how big of a parachute a person would require, we needed to understand terminal velocity, acceleration and the area under the curve. Save Save

K-12 Pet Committee Update

Leela is researching animals for the new class pet. She has created a list of pros and cons for each animal pet care committee has come up. She is going to present her research to her classmates at the next pet care committee meeting

Music Class – Logic Studio Pro

Nick usually offers his music class every Tuesday as a group in the basement. Today he set up a station and asked if people wanted to sign up for 30 min increments . They were able to explore Logic Studio Pro on the MacBook and create drum patterns and melodies using the midi keyboard.