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Getting to the Root

The History and Human Culture (HHC) course at Nobles explores modern global conflicts to deepen students’ understanding of their origins and hope for resolution. Through a curriculum rich in experiential learning, students collaborate, analyze, research, present and problem-solve. Examining issues of … Continue reading

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Everybody Clap

Middle School Science teacher Erica Pernell asked students to set the climate for their year together by sharing their expectations and hopes for their class, as well as behaviors and qualities they wouldn’t tolerate. Two nuggets of ‘tween wisdom: “Treat … Continue reading

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In the Classroom: Penny Plating Redox Lab

Today in chemistry, students experiment with changing the color of pennies through oxidation-reduction (redox) reactions.

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Topics in U.S. History

This week in Doug Jankey’s U.S. History class, students discuss the 1850s and the approaching Civil War. Today’s topics included Dred Scott v. Sandford, John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry, Lecompton Constitution, and the presidential election of 1860.

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My Dream, My Future

Achieve students “pack their suitcases” for the future.  The “My Dream, My Future” project helps students identify their short-term and long-term goals and think of steps to accomplish their dreams.

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Flashback: In the Classroom

Students share laughter in Mark Harrington’s Latin class. Who said you can’t have a little fun in class? As Charlie Chaplin once said, “A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

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In the Classroom

What’s happening in AP European History today? History teacher Nahyon Lee discusses political and social philosophy and reviews reading assignment “The Voice of Liberalism: John Stuart Mill ‘On Liberty.’ ”

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Rocket Project

Students in Conceptual Physics collect data on projectiles for their rocket project.

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