Category: Events

Getting ready for the Environmental Action Showcase at George Mason University

Getting ready for the Environmental Action Showcase at George Mason University, last week our students were movie stars!   Forestville Innovation Lab Update:   After spending the previous weeks reviewing their activities and findings and brainstorming ideas for solving waste and consumption ideas at the school, the students began making a video to share their […]

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Stay tuned!

Wizards of i Program is coming back!  Stay tuned here to learn more about our offerings – to be announced this week. iSchool for the Future is very excited about the upcoming launch of our STEAM SEL (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math combined with Social and Emotional Learning) program based at Forestville Elementary School.  We’ll […]

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Encourage effective communication

Children ages 6 to 8 often have trouble expressing themselves, leading to frustration on all sides. During the Innovation Lab we taught students how to communicate with “I messages.” Students were presented with scenarios of people in conflict and asked to create an “I message” that could have been used rather than fighting or crying. […]

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Meet the Teacher

iSchool for the Future was pleased to have recruited “Ms. Anu” Gupta to teach the Super Science Magic Camp. Anu is a scientist with a strong background in biodiversity conservation and water quality.   Originally from Northern Virginia, Anu moved to Oregon in the late 1990s to earn a Master’s Degree. There she specialized in […]

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iSchool for the Future at the Science Night – Forestville Elementary School, Great Falls, VA

Science Night at Forestville Elementary School was a big success – with hands on science magic activities, face painting, science displays, experiments and shows. Using the concept of polymers, kids were excited when they were able to push the chopstick through the balloon without popping it. The whole Forestville STEM team decided to brand themselves […]

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