WEEK OCTOBER 20-24

WEEK OCTOBER 20-24 THURSDAY   SCHOOL CLOSED. FRIDAY:   SIXTH GRADE:  QUIZ VOCABULARY                    EIGHTH GRADE: QUIZ VOCABULARY  

Grade 7 Tackles Geometry

The grade 7 students had a math lab with Mrs. Damiano, their teacher. They explored patterns in sequences of geometric figures using toothpicks. This approach is all part of our dedication to using the theory of Multiple Intelligences put forth decades ago by Harvard University educator Howard Gardner. According to Gardner, “Whether you are teaching […]

St. Augustine’s Science Lab Is Always Bustling

At St. Augustine’s school, our science lab is used constantly. Just recently, grade 5 made models of both plant and animal cells with their science teacher, Mrs. Desembrana.  In this exercise students are using “naturalist intelligence” from Gardner’s theory of Multiple Intelligences. Naturalist intelligence is defined by Gardner as ,”the capacity to make consequential distinctions […]