AN EXAMPLE OF HOW WE IMPLEMENT THE AEC
How Our Book Project Supports Academic Learning
Projects are selected in January of each school year by the Learners and Educators and involve all areas of our curriculum. Parents and our community are always invited to view the projects at Farmstand and during our Annual Invention Fair 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?
Integration of research and character development
How many weeks to draft? To edit? To publish?
The editing process, eliminating ideas, coordinating different ideas
Illustrating ideas, revisions, different expressions, emotional portrayal
Work with an illustrator and a professional writer to storyboard the project, learn how to present ideas, Socratic Method.
When were books first made, bound? History of paper, ink, typing, word processing.
Translation of book into other languages, cultural stories.
The School House is a non-profit private, independent elementary school located on Long Island NY.