IB MYP Activity

Incorporating Math, Science, Teamwork and Critical Thinking into one IB-MYP Activity Challenge

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IB-MYP Activity Challenge In this exciting IB-MYP (International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program) activity, students in Grades 6, 7, and 8 were tasked with designing, constructing, and testing popsicle stick bridges that could span a specified distance while supporting a minimum of two kilograms. This challenge …

Building Strong Foundations in Middle School

Building Strong Foundations in Middle School: A Fun-Filled First Week of Teamwork and Collaboration

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The first week of the new academic year at La Scuola International School has been an exciting start for my International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IB-MYP) Year 1 and 3 students. As their math and science teacher, I am delighted to share the engaging activities …

Middle School Athletics Coaches

Professional Development for our Middle School Athletics Coaches

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Great teachers help create great students. Here at La Scuola we place a high value on Professional Development for our faculty and staff, and offer many opportunities for them to attend professional development courses throughout the year, as well as scheduled in-school professional development days, …

Environmental Studies and The Garden

The Environment is the Third Teacher! – Environmental Studies and the Garden at La Scuola

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The La Scuola environmental studies and garden program provides our students with a unique opportunity to be in a natural setting when learning about the environment. They practice empathy while navigating a thriving habitat and touch, feel, and experience science and math firsthand. Students authentically …