Corey Nagel gets Mann kindergartners moving

It’s common knowledge that kindergartners like to move. Asking them to sit still in a classroom for long stretches is a tall order. Enter Corey Nagel. As part of OPEF’s Art Start program, this dance and preschool instructor had Mann kindergartners moving. But not willy-nilly movement. Instead she subtly encouraged them to think about how […]

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Untangling the wildlife web

Naturalist Sara Rose from the Trailside Museum worked with Mann Elementary 4th graders as part of their Science Alliance partnership. Sara’s presentation of Wildlife Food Webs enhanced the students’ study of ecosystems. Through examination of animal skulls, students determined what an animal eats, how it lives and how energy is transferred throughout the food web. […]

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