PS1 students joined together across all grade levels to celebrate Human Rights Day through songs, hands-on activities, and dance, led by our Specialist teachers. Themes of Respect, Truth, Kindness, and Social Justice were discussed.
Reasons To Be Proud
focused on the theme: Voices for Equity and Justice Now and in Every Generation: Lead, Learn, Rededicate, and Deliver.
CGI, COGNITIVE GUIDED INSTRUCTION - PARENT EDUCATION MATH NIGHT AT PS1! Close to 100 parents attended our CGI Math evening, led by Janene Ward, director of the UCLA Mathematics Project.
Music and singing! Dance, skits, rap, and video! Enjoy the many ways the Olders Cluster showcases what they have learned about Growth Mindset and the brain: how it continues to grow and create new pathways as we learn, try new things, practice, make mistakes, and persist in our learning.
At PS1, imagination is recognized as an important aspect of children's development as a way for them to express themselves and follow their unique interests. Classrooms and indoor/outdoor play spaces are intentionally organized with innovative materials to support joy in discovery and engage each learner. From the ground up, PS1 encourages this exploration and imagination. CLICK HERE to read the full post, as well as previous Teaching and Learning posts.
The new issue of PeriScope including the 2016-2017 Report on Philanthropy! Immerse yourself in the dynamic illustrations of PS1's Commitment to an Inclusive Community, a Joyful Learning Environment, Inspiring Academics, Expert Faculty, and Empowered Alumni. You won't want to miss this issue!
This summer, six faculty members attended a professional development training on the Cognitively Guided Instruction approach to mathematical thinking.
Students in BK Blue (3rd and 4th grade equivalent) presented Newton's Laws of Motion Cardboard Arcade. A culmination of their study of physics and their collaboration with our STEAM Studio, and inspired by Caine's Arcade...
BJ Yellow students (grades K and 1) give us a pep talk about what it means to be an everyday hero! Their message? You can be an everyday hero by being you and treating people like people. Get out there! Be an everyday hero... You are full of awesome!
Want to learn more about the creative and innovative projects happening at The Studio? CLICK to watch our new video, created by PS1 parents, detailing students' project-based learning enhanced by our STEAM program.