Catching Creativity is a newsletter developed by Shakopee Digital Learning Coaches to share ideas and inspire all of us to embrace the 6C's and reshape learning experiences.
My Nutrition Book • First grade students at Sun Path used Book Creator to demonstrate their learning about nutrition. Students identified food from each food group and did an internet search to find items and group them accordingly. They also completed a pie chart representing the number of servings of each of the items they should have each day.
Talking Coins • Sun Path first graders also used ChatterPix Kids to show off their knowledge of coin values and how to identify each coin. Check out their creative learning!
Students on the Explore Team at Pearson are using VEX Robotics kits during WIN time to work on engineering and design principles.
Authentic Learning in Shakopee
As part of our professional development this week, secondary teachers explored a model for authentic learning and the power of learning in partnership with businesses, experts, and community members. In this series of five videos, grade 6-12 students and teachers talk about authentic learning in Shakopee.
8th and 9th Grade AVID students at West and East Junior Highs completed a Breakout EDU session by unlocking clues related to the key AVID principles like organization and life-long learning skills.