The students make their first batch of kombucha while absorbing a science lesson on bacteria and yeast at Austin Startup School. Discussion on how it supports digestive health, the benefits of probiotics, and experimenting with secondary fermentation and flavorings expanded the learning!
By Suzanne Curriculum, Food for thought, Home Economics, Science Feb 02, 2016
By Suzanne Curriculum, Education Technology, Language Arts Jan 30, 2016
The children Skype with a professional writer who holds a Master’s degree in English Language Arts and Creative Writing. Sharing dialogue and editing weekly writing prompts together via Google Docs, they learn valuable techniques to improve their own writing skills for life!
By Suzanne Curriculum, Food for thought, History, Home Economics Jan 28, 2016
The children research the Ancient Egyptian diet & vintage recipes, create & print a menu and shopping list, and execute a meal for 5 independently. A delicious choice for extending our studies on Ancient Egyptian history!
Dash learns coding to create his own video game – a nine year-old boy’s answer to combining work and play!
By Suzanne Curriculum, Entrepreneurship, Fine Arts, History Jan 21, 2016
Check out this ring that one of our students made in her metalsmithing class for young entrepreneur jewelry makers! This class is the perfect artistic expression to compliment her current history studies on Ancient Egypt. Using primitive tools similar to those used over 5000 years ago, the ancient world is brought forward into her grasp.[…]