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.
Reasons To Be Proud
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.
"Clubs" is our very own all-inclusive enrichment program during which students and staff build new friendships while participating in theme-driven activities. Students are assigned to one of their Top Ten favorites from a line-up of eighteen choices spanning the wide range of interests and talents on our campus.
PS Run came into existence to foster a lifelong commitment to physical fitness. We know a picture is worth a thousand words ... how many words do you think the following mini movie is worth?
The Studio is PS1's makerspace where students explore and collaborate. Here, students ask essential questions, bounce ideas off one another, and embrace trial and error as a route to solution.