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Trash Talk and Hot Air

A week and a half ago, the sophomore STEM class was knee-deep in data collection. Literally. We were all standing in the middle of the Mianus river looking for invertebrates to help measure the health of the Mianus River watershed … Continue reading

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What Do You DO down there?

“You joined InLab? How is that?” This is what I hear from students, teachers, and members of the community when I mention my new role in Innovation Lab. “Do you like it?” “What makes it any different from the other … Continue reading

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Introducing Our New InLab Teachers

We are excited to share that we have expanded our physical space and our teaching staff! InLab has two new Cantor rooms, 516 and 520, a rehabilitated outdoor courtyard, and five additional faculty members. Joining the 10th grade team of … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Sophomore Year Through my PoL

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Originally posted on Jessica Neri :
On May 31 during Humanities class I had my oral Presentation of Learning. I talked about my Sophomore year and the times where I was successful, and areas where I could improve. The Greenwich Public School system…

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Experiential Learning: Outside the Proverbial Box

Aristotle wrote, ‘For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.” A hallmark of Innovation Lab is the opportunity for students (and faculty) to experience and share learning within and beyond the … Continue reading

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Vending Machine for a Cleaner Future

Originally posted on A Week in the Life of InLab:
The focus for quarter four in STEM is a project titled: Eureka! It’s Battery Power. The goal of this project is to create or repurpose something so that it can…

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Spring Fever…

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Between the return to Daylight Savings Time, the beautiful weather over Spring Break, and this week’s April showers (come on May flowers!!!), it truly feels that we are finally throwing of the mantle of Old Man Winter and emerging anew.  Admittedly our … Continue reading

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The Social Studies Teacher

(The title is an allusion to one of my favorite poems, “The History Teacher”, by Billy Collins.) Last week, I met with a professor from Sacred Heart University to discuss the role of inquiry in teaching social studies. After a … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

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Since the outbreak of the Civil War in Syria, an estimated 11 million Syrians have left their homes (syrianrefugees.eu).These syring have fled to other countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq,Germany and Jordan allowing them to escape…

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STEAM Project Physical Piece Reflection

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Originally posted on Eva Moore:
For our STEAM project, (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), we were told to make any form of art through which we expressed our thoughts on a social issue. Our projects were displayed in the…

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