Even though Thanksgiving has come and gone as a national holiday, there is never enough gratitude for all who support the work of learning and teaching at Mid-Pacific.
Mid-Pacific Institute is a very special place to learn, thrive, and grow. Each child is celebrated as an individual, an artist, and an innovator.
For most students here at Mid Pacific, writing can be an exciting adventure, and one of the most bewitching ways to explore their imagination is by crafting a witches’ spell.
In the days before we celebrate Thanksgiving as a national holiday, this past week serves as a prime example of the many reasons just on our campus why I am grateful.
As we approach Thanksgiving, our kindergarten classroom buzzes with excitement and warmth. This past week, we've been busily preparing for the holiday season in a…
In inquiry, the children reflected on our observation walks around campus. “What have we been doing?” I asked them.
An inquiry-based approach usually begins with observation. Sometimes “seeing” is literally with the eyes…
After our inquiry walks, we sat down and brainstormed all kinds of questions about the things that interested us.
As we have further explored the aspect of “zooming in” and “zooming out” in inquiry, we have begun to see and name new ways of seeing.
Inquiry-based learning is like opening up a treasure chest of curiosity! When students develop theories during inquiry, they are not just absorbing information…