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Mystery from the trailers

Have you ever thought “Why did this school Forestville Elementary School make extra trailers?” I am going to tell you a story, then the truth.   Story   They had made it because, two years ago, their was a basketball court that was there before the school was being created, and was thought that the […]

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Trees for Fun at Forestville

Trees For Fun Have you ever wanted to climb a tree at school but weren’t allowed to because there was not enough branches? Not anymore! If you help me, we can plant more trees with lots of sturdy branches! If the teachers allow it, we can plant more trees, and by next year we can […]

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QR Code Project at Forestville: Mixing Science, Technology, and 21st Century Life Skills

   In Forestville’s Mission POSSIBLE course this past week students continued learning about the Engineering Design Process combined with a 21st Century Life Skill. Our skills for this week were Predicting-Testing-Revising and the ability to Embrace Failure. Students put these skills to use first by building towers using just notecards and scissors. They predicted the […]

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Growing Our Minds

Happy New School Year! As we encourage children to expand their abilities and see themselves capable of changing the world, we advocate a growth mindset, so that children see themselves as growing in skills, not just in knowledge.   Our brains are not static, they’re not just an attic. Don’t just fill them with facts. […]

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Forestville’s Renovation and Place-Based Learning: November 6 Family Science Night

   iSchool’s newest project is a wonderful challenge and will be extremely enriching for our students and their families!  We are in the midst of planning a brand new Family Science Night for Forestville Elementary School.  Children will be challenged to solve real-world problems, answer real-world questions, and make real-world calculations about the situation at […]

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November 6 Science Night Volunteers Wanted – Math, Science, and Interacting with Kids

Science Night Volunteers Wanted – Sign Up   This is a great opportunity for anyone who loves Math, Science, Engineering, Libraries, Sewer Lines, Light bulbs, Floor Tiles, Brainstorming, or Interacting with Children! Email Anu Gupta at agupta@ischoolforthefuture.org for any additional information. We do ask you to commit to the entire time slot.   Friday, November […]

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Summer Camps 2015: A summer of growth and empathy

Our 2015 Wizards of i Summer Camp series was our largest and most inspiring yet! Featuring our unique combination of 21st Century Skills and hands-on STEM, campers unleashed their inner geniuses and developed empathetic innovations. We premiered a new camp: Kitchen Chemistry. It inspired a Food Network-style show that showcased student inventions that could help […]

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