Our Stories

Laura Cohen

Faculty and Staff

Making Thinking Visible Through the Use of Materials

May 4, 2016 by Laura Cohen (Faculty and Staff)

If you walk in the front door of South Campus this week, you might see First Grade students and teachers digging through big boxes and recyclables to be used for prototypes of homes in a polar climate. You also might see Kindergarten students manipulating clay to create their final model of a queen bee. In the sadnah (studio), you might […]

  • Design Thinking
  • Environmental Education
  • Project Based Learning
  • Thinking Routines
  • Visual Arts

The Role of Parents in the Learning Process

February 12, 2015 by Laura Cohen (Faculty and Staff) Melissa Davis (Faculty and Staff) Yael Uhr (Faculty and Staff)

Twice a year we invite our families to join us on South Campus to actively participate in our learning process. To make the learning visible, teachers and students transform the Kikar or Ulam (our shared spaces) into environments that showcase their projects. Over the past two months, the batim p’tuchim (open houses) provided an opportunity […]

  • Parent-Child Learning
  • Project Based Learning
  • Thinking Routines