Natick Public Schools is excited to announce that Cognex Corporation has provided nearly $30,000 in donations that will allow the district to expand a new STEM teaching and learning model for students in grades K-4, and support math teams for students in grades 5-8. With support from Natick Education Foundation, Natick Public Schools implemented… Continue reading Natick Schools to Advance STEM Education for Elementary and Middle School Students with Donation from Cognex Corp.
On October 23rd, our teachers held the first Twitter chat of the year. Natick routinely uses Twitter chats as a way to help teachers informally chat and share ideas virtually using prompts. Many of our teachers are avid Twitter users in the classroom and this serves as a way to engage with each other across… Continue reading Twitter Chatting in #NatickPS
Amanda Buck, a teacher at Kennedy Middle School, recently joined more than 100 fellow educators from around the world for the 2017 DEN Summer Institute (DENSI), an immersive, six-day professional learning experience at the University of California, San Diego, in San Diego, CA. Amanda joined a global community of education professionals supported by Discovery Education,… Continue reading Natick Teacher Participates In Exclusive Professional Development Event With Discovery Education
A quick highlight from teachers in our STEM graduate course for K-6 teachers last week! The instructor commented, "You should be very proud of your faculty. I have run this course many times across the State. Your Natick teachers are the most committed and engaged!" In this picture, teachers had just completed gutter boat engineering!
Jed Stefanowicz, a 3rd-grade teacher at Brown School and teacher on special assignment (TOSA) for 2017-2018, was recently recognized in a blog post by the online software provider, Makey Makey. As a technology coach for teachers in the district, Jed will be working with colleagues across all five elementary schools to guide, instruct, and support… Continue reading Makey Makey Highlights Remarkable Natick Teacher
Throughout the month of May, NHS Creative Writing students participated in the 500K in May Challenge! Modeled after the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and Camp NaNoWriMo, the NPS 500k in May Challenge works to encourage and engage students in writing by setting a word-count goal at the beginning of May. Each goal milestone correlates to a grade where… Continue reading 500K in May Challenge is a Success!