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Lower School STEAMs Ahead

Tucker Rae-Grant, STEAM Program Director

If a lower school child were to ask me what we do in the STEAM Lab, I would tell them that we take something they learned in one class in order to answer a question in another, identify a problem that we want to solve, try out a lot of things to see what works, and practice appreciating the different skills and interests that everyone brings to a project.

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From Emulate to Apply: Project-Based Learning with a Modern Twist

Terry Kessel, Middle School Director

A number of years ago I attended a workshop entitled Problem-Based Learning at the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) Annual Conference. I was already familiar with project-based learning, an approach to interdisciplinary, collaborative, hands on pedagogy that has been an occasional practice in middle schools for decades.

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The City (School) for Everybody

Chris Singler, Upper School Director
Friends Select strives to use the city as our campus. Teachers do so in many ways across the school, with some institutional relationships having deep historical roots and some newly planted.

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