AP United States History, taught by Callie Gropp, will participate in an unusual activity to culminate their year-long study. Gropp discusses the experience in this post.
Fifth graders at the North Hills Campus worked with local artist Stevo to make part of a mosaic for the wall at the entrance to the main building.
Teens have been on the forefront of social change for a majority of contemporary history. From racial injustice to gun control, activism is a major part of teens developing their views and exploring the issues important to them. At the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, Tom Akiva and Lori Delale-Connor explored what draws teens to activism and what they have to gain from it.
Knowledge is not limited to the four walls of a classroom. The learning process can happen anywhere and it’s important to switch up your routine from time to time. In ” Building Skills Outside the Classroom With New Ways of Learning”, John Hanc details ways in which afterschool programs can create projects that spark authentic interest in students.
The end of the school year is approaching, but our students are still busy with workshops about architecture, filmmaking, plants, printmaking, and more!
The weather is nicer, which means we are off-campus more frequently! This week, we are doing walking tours, visiting historical sites, and participating in service projects.
The annual study of urban planning and architecture kicked off this week in first grade at both campuses. Stay tuned for exciting updates about this project and learn about other events happening this week.
Spring is a busy season for City as Our Campus. Students are in the recording studio, attending performances, conducting field work, and much more.
Our students are focused on several environmental-related projects this week. Check them out!
Community engagement is built into the Winchester Thurston School’s City as Our Campus program.