AN EXAMPLE OF HOW WE IMPLEMENT THE AEC

How Our Spring 2020 Book Project Supports Academic Learning

Projects are selected at the beginning of each school year by the children and staff and involve all areas of our curriculum. Parents and our community are always invited to view the projects on selected evenings and participate in them with their child. 

Math & Measurement

How many pages, how many books, even and odds.  Cost to print? Profit from sales? Money to charity?

Science

Integration of research and character development

Time

How many weeks to draft? To edit? To publish?

Patience

The editing process, eliminating ideas, coordinating different ideas

Art

Illustrating ideas, revisions, different expressions, emotional portrayal

TEAMWORK

Work with an illustrator and a professional writer to storyboard the project, learn how to present ideas, Socratic Method.

History 

When were books first made, bound?  History of paper, ink, typing, word processing.  

Language Immersion

Translation of book into other languages, cultural stories.

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The School House is a non-profit private, montessori based elementary school located on Long Island NY.