North Branch School is partnering with The Hospice of the Piedmont to bring a smile to senior citizens in area nursing homes and assisted living facilities. These seniors cannot have visitors, so, to brighten their day, the children are creating artwork and greetings. After making the art at home, they or their parents take a […]
No two are the same! Neither the snow people nor the children who created them. Each child is different and each approaches projects, play, learning, and life in different ways. Hooray for that and hooray for the teachers who have the freedom to encourage these differences!
We are thankful for the inspiration and encouragement NBS art teacher, Karen Blackburn, gives to every student. Beginning April 7th, North Branch students’ art will be on display at the Nelson Memorial Library in Lovingston. The art curriculum is based in Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) techniques. TAB is a nationally recognized choice-based art education […]
Margaret’s math group has been working hard to figure out old they are. Of course, these 10- and 11- year-olds know their age in years, but Margaret challenged them to use more detail. They each made books showing their age, at that moment, in years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds! The students sit […]