Early childhood: observational drawing as a science tool

If you stopped by the Liberty Science Center on October 27, you could have visited MSS teachers Emily Sytsma (Lead Preschool Teacher) and Clara Buckley (Lead Preschool Teacher, Upper School Art). They participated in a poster session at the New Jersey Association of Independent School (NJAIS) conference. Their presentation was called Drawing on Science: Observational Drawing […]

A moment of nerves, then a science exhibition

Do you remember the first time that you stood in front of a group of people and gave a presentation? Did you feel excited? Prepared? Nervous? All of the above? Seventh and eighth grade students present eight academic exhibitions over the course of two years as a part of their graduation requirement. After weeks of […]

MSS Teachers Present at National Science Teachers Conference

If you are in Boston tomorrow, April 4, you can catch MSS teachers Melissa McCallihan (fourth grade) and Clara Buckley (Upper School art) at the National Science Teachers Association Conference in Boston.  They will be presenting Full STEAM Ahead!  The conference website says, “Find out how three teachers (4th, 5th, and Art) implement a multi-age STEM […]