Last week, 7th-graders immersed themselves in medieval Europe by studying feudal society and simulating life on a feudal manor. I asked them questions, both before and after the week, about what they knew about feudalism. I pasted all of their responses into a word cloud generator. Here’s what they knew before studying feudalism: Here’s … More What we Learned about Feudalism
Did you ever want to build a dome like Brunelleschi, paint on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel like Michelangelo, or observe the natural world and design inventions like Leonardo da Vinci? During the week before spring break, our seventh-graders did just that! They explored the best structure for building domes, the challenges of drawing and painting … More Hands-On Renaissance Activities
Congratulations to our November award winners! In seventh-grade, Ryan (Academic Achievement) and Emi (Character): In eight-grade, Than (Character) and Juan (Academic Achievement): We are so proud of these kids!