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Kitchen Chemistry Final Presentation

As part of the 2015 Kitchen Chemistry Summer Camp, students put together a “pilot” for a food-based television show. Their final show wowed us with its creativity, organization, and care for others! After learning 21st Century Skills such as empathy, appreciation, and collaboration, students decided create a show about innovations that can help solve world […]

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Science Nights are effective, inspirational

Why bring Family Science Nights to your school?   A 2008 report on Family Science Nights (FSN) at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum found that the one-time events “enhanced students’ understanding of the nature of scientific exploration and the work of scientists… increased interest in space-science related careers… allowed students to see that […]

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Get to know iSchool’s Science Nights

Our Science Nights receive rave reviews!   Quote from Press Coverage of our Science Nights in the March 4th Edition of the Great Falls Connection: Forestville’s Principal Todd Franklin said, “With the help of the PTA and iSchool for the the Future, we were able to provide hands-on workshops that incorporated project-based learning. These science […]

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After-school programs wrap up with student-driven learning

iSchool finished its 2014-2015 School Year Programs with fun-filled activities that inspired deep thinking and individual creativity. Our program at Forestville Elementary School culminated with individual projects, based on our philosophy of supporting student-driven project-based learning.  At Forestville, this year we decided our projects would be superhero videos. Students at Forestville worked over several class […]

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What kids need to know in the 21st Century

What should students learn in the 21st Century? In today’s world, success comes not just from what children know, but rather from how they interact with the rapidly changing world. In our globalized, interconnected world children need to be leaders, innovators and changemakers.   The education sector is scrambling to even recognize and then provide […]

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