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Olders Students Explore the Role of the Press in Shaping Public Opinion

In the Olders Cluster, students examined the role of the press in reporting, reflecting, and shaping public opinion. Students explored different aspects of the First Amendment, political cartoons, front page news, and social media. Then they toured the LA Times Printing Plant to see firsthand how news stories go from the press room to your doorstep.

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Olders Students Explore Slavery in America Through A Rich And Multidisciplinary Study

Teachers John and Aarika note, "We knew we would want to move below the surface and age appropriately uncover this brutally painful aspect of our history. We knew that we wanted to consider the information from a variety of angles." What resulted was a rich and powerful multidisciplinary and project-based study that students will remember forever.

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Teaching & Learning Blog Post: Read About Science and Design Thinking at PS1

At PS1, science is about students learning to observe, record, hypothesize, examine, and experiment to develop their scientific problem-solving skills. Learn more about our hands-on science and design-thinking programs by reading the full blog post written by PS1's Assistant Head for Teaching & Learning, Nancy Harding, PhD.

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