This section of our website highlights some of the many innovative projects and programs that make our curriculum distinctive. More features will be added on a regular basis.
Next year, eighth grade science students will design a solar battery to power a model car, design and construct earthquake resistant structures, develop a plan for space colonization, and break dow
The Middle School has already established itself as an area leader in integrating technology into the curriculum.
Many of you may be familiar with STEM education, which provides an integrated, project-based approach to the fields
When they return to school in January, seventh graders will begin the Americas Project, a new, interdisciplinary project connecting English and social studies.
We are proud to report that KCD is increasingly attracting attention as a model for academic excellence.
There are have been some exciting changes to the middle school curriculum this year.
Last week, the students in KCD’s Upper School Honors Program presented their research projects to a jury of teachers and administrators.
The Endangered Species Project is a major academic focus of the eighth grade year as well as an outstanding example of project-based learning at KCD.
In their guide to project-based learning, the Edutopia website argues that project-based learning allows students to co