Day 4: Circuits Assessment and Whiteboarding Motion Diagrams

The first assessment of the year happened in my Electric Circuits class. I am adding in “practical objectives” to the list of skills, so the test included building a simple circuit. (This is Unit 1, folks.) I’m sure it seemed trivial to them today, but I was really glad to see them all find it so easy since it wasn’t an obvious task (even when looking … Continue reading Day 4: Circuits Assessment and Whiteboarding Motion Diagrams

Day 6: 10th Grade Community Service

Today was the final day of the pre-classes school days. The 10th grade split up and went to three different community service sites. My group went to a park in the Bronx where we were supposed to be painting benches. The rain yesterday meant that we couldn’t do that plan today, so we ended up raking and picking up trash in a picnic area of … Continue reading Day 6: 10th Grade Community Service

Day 4: The students are back!

Today was the “first day of school” but also not the first day of school (because classes don’t start until Tuesday next week). For these first three days, each grade has its own project/immersive activity. The best part is that we are basically spending the entire time with our advisories, and that is the best part because I have the best advisory (I might be biased, … Continue reading Day 4: The students are back!