This year Conserve School decided to change things up on picture day by inviting students and staff to not only get their picture taken, but to also respond to the prompt – Nature is. Conserve School’s focus is environmental stewardship and this creative activity allowed individuals to explore both their own thoughts about nature and the thoughts of others. The responses to the prompt were shared through this video and through a word cloud graphic that was displayed at school.
Facing Fear of Nature
Spending a semester away at Conserve School in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods can be a bit scary. To help students understand and overcome their fears English teacher Jeff Rennicke begins each semester with an exploration of the origins of fear of the wilderness. Jeff tells his students, “whether we realize it or not, fear […]
Sound of nature – An interactive art installation by grade 6 students.
” We wanted to make an artwork that makes people excited about nature.” – Kristina and Ryan. Students in the Middle School Art + Innovation program at Taipei American School use the engineering design process whilst experimenting with different media and materials to foster their creativity and bring their ideas to life. This video features […]
Taipei American School
Auroral Splendor – Teachable Moments
Like most schools, Conserve School teachers and staff are always alert for “Teachable Moments”. This year solar activity has set the stage for some great ones. Here is a description of one such moment from Conserve School’s Head of School, Stefan Anderson. “This past Labor Day evening Conserve School students and staff were fortunate to […]