• CPS In the Classroom Image with dry erase markers and a dry erase board

     

    These stories are part of capturing what everyday learning looks like in CPS classrooms across the district and the ways our teachers impact the lives of Columbia's scholars while making learning fun. 

  • JMS 7th Graders Compare Democracies with Human Venn Diagram

    Posted by Aurora Meyer, APR on 9/27/2021

     JMS 7th Graders Compare Democracies with Human Venn Diagram

    Patti Watt’s Jefferson Middle School seventh-grade social studies class compared an ancient democracy to a modern democracy outside in order to create a Human Venn diagram.

     JMS 7th Graders Compare Democracies with Human Venn Diagram

    Using the concepts the students began learning this month, the students made a circle big enough for them to stand in to make the Human Venn Diagram.

     JMS 7th Graders Compare Democracies with Human Venn Diagram

     

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  • Ride and Roll with Parents as Teachers

    Posted by Aurora Meyer on 9/14/2021

    Parents as Teachers had the first large in-person event since the pandemic began for families with children ranging from walkers through age 35 months.

    PAT Ride and Roll September Event

    Although we typically do “Messy Night” this time of year, we opted for a more pandemic “sensitive” group event entitled “Ride and Roll.” 

    PAT Ride and Roll September Evening Event

    Coordinators invited families in our program to the playgrounds at the Center for Early Learning – North to enjoy riding and rolling.

    PAT Ride and Roll Event

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  • JMS Students Use Engineering, Math and Science Concepts

    Posted by Aurora Meyer, APR on 9/10/2021

    Two Jefferson Middle School classes spent time setting up a chicken run with help from the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture volunteers.

    JMS Students Building a Chicken Run Hands on Engineering, Math and Science

    In this project-based learning activity, students used design thinking, environmental sustainability and several math concepts to complete the project. 

    JMS Students build a chicken run

    JMS Students use Engineering, Math and Science concepts to build a chicken run

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