Students in Mr. Egan’s US history class explored the question, “What does it mean to be American?” Using this prompt, students studied the current American flag and the meaning behind its different symbols, then considered what a new flag could look like. Working in teams of two, students took apart wood pallets and put them … More What Does It Mean to be American?
7th grade students in the new Art-Spanish-History elective class are starting the year by building a geodesic dome. They plan to use the dome as an audio/visual display of student course work. Check out these photos of the kids building prototypes. Great idea, team Baker-Orsini-Campbell!!
This project is every steam lab managers’ dream come true! An interdisciplinary, 6th and 7th grade project, transforming old pallets into different South American countries’ flags! History teacher, Mr. Egan, and Spanish Teacher, Mrs. Taylor, put 6th and 7th graders into small groups, assigned each group a country, taught them how to use the equipment, … More Transforming Pallets into Flags
7th grade student’s in Mr. Egan’s classes are studying innovation, technology, resourcefulness, and creativity throughout American history. Each student was assigned a particular time in history to research. Abby’s paper about resourcefulness on the home front during World War 2 is a particularly good example of student writing. After the research paper, students made a plan … More Innovation, Technology, Resourcefulness, and Creativity in American History