Surrealist games.

Students in Grade 8 have been exploring the Surrealist art movement. This style of art is known for its unsettling, dream-like imagery. But the Surrealists weren’t crazy–Salvador Dalí, André Breton, and others simply used a variety of word games, games of...

Exploring rituals in G7.

In their new unit, Grade 7 made some connections to Individuals & Societies. They looked at a variety of human rituals from around the world, from the Maori haka to Balinese tooth-grinding and African mask dances. They learned that we use rituals for a variety of...

G6: Investigating climate change.

This Tuesday, Grade 6 students finished watching the 2016 film Before the Flood, where Leonardo DiCaprio travels the globe to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Students shared their feelings, their wonderings, and their hopes, and identified some new...