Innovation

2014 KCD tech conference is biggest ever

Now in its third year, KCD’s Tech Teach Learn Conference is establishing itself as the region’s premier conference on technology in education.

Eighth grade will launch new science curriculum next year

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

Robotics and programming to be core courses for grades six and seven

The Middle School has already established itself as an area leader in integrating technology into the curriculum.

KCD is laying foundation for STEAM program

Many of you may be familiar with STEM education, which provides an integrated, project-based approach to the fields

Americas Project will make curricular connections for seventh graders

When they return to school in January, seventh graders will begin the Americas Project, a new, interdisciplinary project connecting English and social studies.

Digital literacy class teaches 21st century skills

There are have been some exciting changes to the middle school curriculum this year.

Project-based learning in the biology classroom

In their guide to project-based learning, the Edutopia website argues that project-based learning allows students to co

Google Apps open new possibilities in the classroom

Earlier this month, Mr. Lyman and Mr. Ceaser announced an exciting new initiative that will create a one-to-one middle school laptop program using Google Chromebooks.

Students explore poetry through video project

Students in Anne Glosky’s Modernism class completed an assignment in which they combined images and music to create a video to accompany a poem.

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