Camp Discover Class Focus: Coding and Think Like a Lawyer
by Erika Solberg On Thursday in Coding: Create Your Own Video Game, teacher Jennifer Sheffield helped students finish coding their interactive creations using Scratch, a free programming language that uses block-coding. Students combine the blocks in combinations from simple to complex to create interactive stories, games, and animation. Using Scratch has allowed Jennifer to tailor […]
Camp Innovate Creates New Possibilities
by Erika Solberg Students at Camp Innovate have been busy reimagining the world this week as they focus on innovation in five disciplines: Math, Art, Science, Clowning, and Language Arts. On Tuesday, new ideas were everywhere. MATH In Math, teacher Amelia Watkins of Bowling Green is focusing on graphing in four quadrants, a concept not […]
Camp Discover Class Focus: Math and Engineering
by Erika Solberg It’s Wednesday at Camp Discover, the second day of classes, and the students in the first period of “Breakout Games + Math = The Perfect Combination” are ready to go. Teacher Natalie McCutchen has created a course where campers work on problem-solving, math skills, and teamwork as they solve breakout games and […]
VAMPY Question of the Week #3
What would you do if you were the ruler of the world?
High Interests and Abilities Are Easy to Find at Camp Explore
The theme of the week at this year’s Camp Explore is patterns, and one pattern our teachers are seeing is that of typical behaviors of high-interest and high-ability students!