Category Archives: Middle School

Three Cups Project

Ileana Lavender’s Visual Arts students experiment in clay.  

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Featured Creatures!

What better way to wrap up the school year and a unit on Invertebrates, than to create an original invertebrate of one’s own? Susan Vicelli’s 6th Grade Life Science students did just that.  After studying the earthworm, squid, sea star and crawfish, … Continue reading

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The Electric Art Project

Electricity and Art collided in 8th grade science classes in May.  Science teacher, Victoria Eng, along with teammate Jon Sikora, launched the Electric Art Project which Victoria created ten years ago in collaboration with colleagues at the Archer School for … Continue reading

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The Ken Ken Challenge

Mr. Nesbitt’s Math Applications classes take on the Ken Ken Challenge.

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Creative Commons: Image Search and Attribution

Copyright infringement is a tricky topic and not so simple to address.  Here’s the project I submitted for Digital Assets In Educational Media.

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Art Scrimmage

Ileana Lavender’s Middle School Art students explain the processes they use to create colorful scrims. The project is a modification of  fabric screen designs frequently used in theatrical productions. Ideally, scrims are displayed hanging from the ceiling with the velum … Continue reading

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Spanish Poetry & Voki Recordings

Sra. Devash’s 6th grade Spanish students presented Voki projects this week.  Hear what they had to say about it and view a few samples of their work.

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Weather Projects

Roselyn Ferguson and Jon Sikora combined their 7th grade science classes to form teams to study specific weather systems. Each team had to create a lesson plan and teach the content to the class. Lesson plan requirements included: an introduction … Continue reading

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ePals in France

French teacher, Ms. Sarai Gutierrez-Rodriguez facilitates a Skype connection between her French I students in Fort Lauderdale and a class of ESL I students in France. Students have been ePals and making posts on Kidblog all year.  This was their … Continue reading

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Skype with Taiwan

Ms. Joy Strempack’s Chinese I students use Skype to practice oral language skills.

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