Category: Classroom News

Hands-On Learning

Our Pre-K students, teachers, and parents had a full day of excitement at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. They enjoyed touching, trying, exploring, and of course learning. It’s important to  provide students opportunities to...

Our Busy Preschoolers

Our preschoolers are off to a busy year exploring many STEM concepts.  They work together like young engineers to build original constructions.  They explore math concepts forming shapes and creating patterns.  Some days they...

Catapults and Energy

Under the guidance of their teacher Ms. Fletcher, our 5th and 6th graders built individual catapults as part of their Energy unit. Students tested their launching capabilities to gain a deeper understanding of concepts...

Bricks 4 Kidz Session 2

After the success of our Bricks 4 Kidz program with our 3rd and 4th graders, we were excited to bring it back for our 1st and 2nd graders to experience.  Once again, the students learned...

Hands-On Science

Our hands-on science lab allows our students to expand their understanding beyond the textbook. They observe chemical reactions, test friction pressure, use microscopes to examine plant cells and more. They enjoy making predictions, testing hypothesis...

Anansi, the Clever Spider

Students majoring in theater at Wayne State University presented the play “Anansi, the Clever Spider” to our 3rd through 6th graders. The play is based on an African fable about a brave spider’s desire...

Mindstorm Robotics

The second session of our Robotics elective course introduced the Mindstorm kits to a group of 3rd through 6th graders. This next level course guided students to build more detailed structures and expand their...

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo

Our Preschoolers celebrated Cinco De Mayo with group discussions, hands on activities and a piñata finale. They enjoyed learning about the customs and traditions of new cultures.

STEM Learning in Pre-K

Our Preschoolers are busy learning and exploring STEM concepts. Their activities include exploring science by following recipes that change solids into liquid slushes. They have expanded their math skills by making pictographs of class...

Think!Energy

        The DTE Think!Energy organization met with our 4th-6th graders to discuss facts about energy. Students learned about potential vs. kinetic energy, natural resources, water conservation and more. Every student received...