We’re excited to share these stories, tips and updates from Letters to a Pre-Scientist community members!
Happy New Year!
It’s hard to believe that we’re already at the half way point of this school year. Students came back on January 5th and we’ve hit
Holiday Letters Are On Their Way!
Students at KIPP Academy of Opportunity in South Central Los Angeles had a blast during Letter Opening Day #2 this past Tuesday! The smiling faces
Take two for 6th grade!
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
Letter Opening Day #1 of 2014!
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
Help make STEM learning real for our 5th grade scientists!
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
Changing the STEM Field
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
Adventures in 5th grade science
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.
Our Scientist Pen Pals INSPIRE Us to Succeed in College!
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
Letter Opening Day #2
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