Frances K. Sweet 5th grade students were guided in a positive direction by rising senior Haniya Shareef of Lincoln Park Academy. She conducted a motivational and career-oriented seminar for students by facilitating discussions about their potential career paths, presumed weaknesses, and identified strengths. Students were encouraged to recognize their weaknesses but refuse to accept them.…Details
Kindergarten students in Melanie Francisco’s class enjoyed a unit on pumpkins. The students charted their schema and used their five senses to investigate the physical attributes of a pumpkin. After some awesome predictions of what they thought might be inside the pumpkin, they opened it up to find squishy, gooey, strings, and seeds. Julian Wright loved…Details
Students from White City Elementary in Mrs. Buescher’s kindergarten class were able to observe various types of pumpkins and gourds. Miss Kitty read them a story and students were able to tell the events that happened in the correct order. She then cut a pumpkin open and the students could explore the inside. The students were…Details
Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition third graders have been studying character traits and how they affect the sequence of events in a story. The children decorated pumpkins to match the character in their story along with creating thinking maps and writing an essay. Pictured is Jackson Register with his book and pumpkin “Duck…Details
The Oxbow Eco-Center will offer its premier Art of Puppetry Camp this summer for children ages 8 to 12, running July 29 through Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants will explore the many kinds of puppets with the help of professional puppeteers from around the state. Both IBEX Puppetry and Katie Adams’…Details
The SLPS vs. Firefighters softball game hosted by the Education Foundation is coming up soon. Mark your calendar and spread the word to attend and cheer on your colleagues. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time by visiting www.EFSLC.org or by calling the Education Foundation office . Tickets to the game include admission to the…Details
Fort Pierce Central Culinary students and Health Science HOSA students partnered for a successful HOSA Fundraiser.
Chef Jesse Strell and Mrs. Samantha Jackson combined forces to host a Spaghetti Fund Raiser where and HOSA students sold 115 dinners, and Central’s Culinary students prepared the meals.
Southport 8th grade students were engaged in a technology enhanced practice for their current unit, Systems of Equations. Students, together in groups, answered questions as a team, then when they came to a consensus for their answer, they took turns being the “runner.” The “runner” went to the answer zone in the hallway and found…Details
The Department of Quality Instruction of St. Lucie Public Schools was recognized at the October 9, 2012, St. Lucie County School Board meeting for being honored by the Florida Association of Staff Development for its implementation and facilitation of the St. Lucie County Framework. Pictured, from left, are Allison Barajas, Superintendent Michael Lannon, Director of…Details
Lorri Rudzinski’s second grade class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition is learning place value. They practiced a game, “Race to a Flat” to learn how ten ones can be replaced by one ten, and ten tens turn into a hundred. Pictured are from left; Cooper Kuba and Nicolas Tovar winning with their…Details