We’re excited to share these stories, tips and updates from Letters to a Pre-Scientist community members!
This year, my 6th grade students have a unique opportunity. My students participated in the letters to a pre-scientist program while they were in 5th
We opened our first letters from our pen pals yesterday! Letters were sitting in bins on my desk for a few weeks as we waited
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) are all areas students need to be proficient in so they can be productive, inventive 21st century citizens. As
This year, our scholars started learning about the STEM field. We first learned what it stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. We then learned
One of my big goals going into my 2nd year of teaching was to include more problem based learning, labs, and projects in the classroom.
In our community, Roseland, only 2% of students graduate from a 4-year university. Our mission at Chicago Collegiate Charter School is that 100% of our
It just so happened that all the letters came in right before our winter break, so we spend our last few days of school opening
When we first started Letters to a Pre-Scientist during the 2010-2011 school year, we had just over 100 committed scientists volunteering as pen pals. The
The month of October brought many fun activities for the young scientists at Chicago Collegiate Charter School. They finished up their Scientific Method Unit (they