Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Leadership Project

Gavin conducted his leadership research on J. K. Rowling. He used decision making to chose a way to share what he learned about J. K. Rowling. Today he finished his board game and was able to test it with three different groups. The feedback was very positive.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Leadership Projects

The students have been studying leadership using the Changing Tomorrow 1 curriculum. Here are some of the projects, they completed.

Grant made a comic on Janseh Dwayne Onfrey.

Braden made a documentary. Click the link below to access the YouTube video.

Emily wrote an essay on Rosa Parks.
Rosa Parks
Rosa parks was a 42 year old woman. She refused to give up her seat to a white man on a
public bus, which is violating the racial segregation laws. She was arrested for breaking the law,
and not giving up her seat. She didn’t get up for the white man, so she was arrested. It all
happened in 1955. She took a risk to change the laws.
She had a husband named Raymond Parks. She had no children either. She had a brother
named Sylvester. Her parents were separated when she was the age of two. Sadly her
grandparents were slaves.
She was a leader in the civil rights movement. The boycott took 381 days. She also began
the bus boycott. She was an activists in the NAACP. She motivated others to join the cause.
She was called the “mother of the civil rights movement”. She communicated to people during
She was loyal, smart, and brave. She was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee Alabama.
She died on October 24, 2005, Detroit Michigan. She was buried on November 2, 2005, at
Woodlawn cemetery.
She was a African American only child. Her Husband ‘Raymond Parks’ Encouraged her to
go back to high school to get a diploma. She persevered and went to highschool. She stood up
for her rights. She motivated others. She was a great person. She died of natural causes. Her
legacies were, african american rights that she left behind. .Her vision was she wanted african
american rights,and that is what she got.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Abraham Lincoln pop-up book

Alexa made a pop-up book. She made this as her leadership project. Her book shows the leadership generalizations vision, effective communicator  risk taker, motivator, perseverance , and legacy

Photography Innovation

A couple of students used their innovation time to study photography. They took various photos, edited them using online software and then created a PowerPoint presentation on their work.

Amelia Earhart

Fifth graders are studying leadership. We research Amelia Earhart as an example of risk taking. Two students, Grant and Braden got very interested in the mystery surrounding her death. They decided to do an innovation project studying mysteries. The two students gathered primary resources and analyzed the photos for possible scenarios. They reviewed multiple theories and developed their own

Friday, February 8, 2019

Innovation Time

The Third graders are really enjoying their innovation time. Steven and Stephen are learning about gears, motors and programming.

Allyson, Isabella and Anaiah are all enjoying designing on Sketchpad 5.1 and sharing their work on

Jacob and Ryan are learning to code on

Lastly Jarrilyn and Phoebe are building models and programming them in Lego WeDo 2.0. 

The students really enjoy learning new technology and applying their creative skills. 

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Gifted is ...

For Gifted Education Month students created a Color Symbol Image slide to express how they felt about their gifted services and what giftedness is to them. Above is one example of what students made.