Students in the 4th and 5th grade Crews at Sierra Expeditionary Learning School in Truckee, California studied bird and fish species of the Sierra Nevada and created field journal entries as well as a non-fiction narrative to accompany it. Students followed a performance task in which they obser
As a culminating social studies expedition product, 8th-grade students of Sierra Expeditionary Learning School, Truckee, CA produced Public Sevice Announcements on current social justice issues of their own choosing.
Climate change has been called the defining issue of the next generation. As students grapple with the chemical and physical science associated with how humans are impacting our climate, they have one question: what can we do?
As part of a study called Crossing Borders, fourth and fifth-grade teachers at Cold Spring School collaborated with IRIS (Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services), a New Haven-based non-profit organization that supports families and individuals who immigrate to or seek refuge in Connecticut.