Monthly Archives: May 2015

It’s Electric!

This was a short but charged week. On the Humanities front, the team focused on turning the theoretical into practical. The process began by crafting a narrative arc in which the content and, more importantly, the conceptual connections between English … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up: A Sunny Social

A strong sense of community is a core tenet of Innovation Lab. We started early with the Trailblazers Event just over two months ago and wanted to add an outdoor gathering to bring everyone back together before the frantic rush toward … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up: Present and Future Innovators at the Riverside STEM Fair

Turns out the STEM team was being a bit elementary in our explorations last month. That, or the students at Greenwich’s Riverside Elementary School are upping their game. The truth is almost certainly the latter, as evidenced by a visit … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up: Examining STEM projects through the lens of Humanities

This week we focused on tuning our STEM project proposals for our sophomore’s first semester.  Humanities anxiously awaited the ideas of our Science/Math counterparts, feeling excited and at the same time uneasy with our ignorance about STEM. Would the projects … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap-up: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make an Electrochemical Cell

All too often, we as teachers have grand ideas for projects. So why, despite our best efforts, do they sometimes fall short of our expectations? Perhaps we put too many restrictions on the work and students are left with untapped … Continue reading

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