As different age groups at North Branch have embarked on journeys of discovery around the world, Oscar’s Spanish classes sought new ways to learn Spanish and apply it to other countries. Students combined words they are familiar with and some new ones to present a Spanish-speaking country, its capital, and colors of the flag. Stuart’s math group also […]
Junior II students asked their peers survey questions with specific answers, then graphed the responses to indicate preferences. At assembly today, we learned that lots of students like both chips and ice cream, the most common pet among those surveyed is a dog, the color red is very popular, and NBS students prefer nature and […]
The 4th/5th grade math classes went on a very interesting field trip to Bee Johnson’s garage, just down the road from North Branch. The class learned about torque, centripetal force, friction and speed. All photos are by Stephanie Gross, thanks for the great shots! And thank you, Bee, for the informative and unique field trip.
Katrien’s middle school math class is doing some unusual work. As an article in The Boston Globe explains, it’s an “innovative math curriculum called Bootstrap, which uses computer coding to help students learn algebra functions in real-life applications, rather than in abstract problem-solving.” Check out this article for more information about the program! I […]
In Stuart’s math class today, the Seniors are learning about the Fibonacci sequence. These are the flowers they drew to illustrate the numbers.