P1100728 Originally uploaded by New School-Syracuse Video of Holly Greenberg showing children how to beat the bark!
Twas brillig, and the slithy toves. Did gyre and gimble in ….. Hugh Humphreys came to share his love for reciting poetry, to jumpstart our enthusiasm for Poem in a Pocket Day. Hugh, a retired judge, writes for the Madison County Historical Society, and is an artist, whose work is at the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic
Holly Greenberg with students Holly Greenberg with Lola Max, Syris and Alaira enjoying the slime On November 2, 2010 the whole school visited Holly Greenberg, (Gulliver’s Mom) at Syracuse University’s Comart building to learn about the ancient Chinese art of making paper. The children learned the Kozo bark first had to be cooked, then pounded.
In 1999, The New School started a tradition of celebrating Halloween with sophomore students from Syracuse University’s Communication Design Program. A few weeks prior to this annual event the SU students visited The New School to work in small groups on a collaborative, problem solving activity. This year each group of elementary and college students
On Thursday, October 28, 2010 we were hosts to our first Mystery Guest of the year. Our thirty students had three minutes to find out why Emily was at our school. In those three minutes they could only ask Emily yes or no questions. Our students quickly guessed Emily was with us to teach us
China is a fascinating country full of many ideas and technology. Many great inventions, which we still use today, originated in Ancient China. The landforms in China served as barriers and isolated the country from the world around it for many years. Travel and communication, within as well with neighboring countries, was difficult. Students, grades
On Thursday, October 14, the older students went to the Lightworks Gallery to see an exhibit of Laura Heyman’s (Ace’s Mom) photographic portraits taken in Haiti. Prior to leaving the school the children located Haiti on a map. We also reflected back to last year’s explorer unit and asked the question, “Who from the west
Throughout the year we form book clubs for our students. Book Clubs are formed for many different reasons. Sometimes we the title of the book compliments our social studies or science curriculum. Sometimes a small group of children read a book based on a particular interest. Always we set up book clubs to encourage children
Mystery Powders – Who Done It? Older children (grades 5 – 8) are excited about becoming forensic scientists as they try to figure out who stole the youth group’s money from the Temple. Incriminating evidence was left behind in the form of a white powder. After researching local white powder manufacturers we found three companies: