Friday, April 28, 2017

Crawford Learning Center


March Madness

March Madness

Tournament of Books

Over the last four weeks, West School students participated in March Madness Tournament of Books! The tournament began with sixteen of the most popular fiction and non-fiction titles at West School.  Each week, students voted to advance books in the tournament.  The tournament was close, competitive and exciting, but only one book could win!

The 2017 March Madness Champion

Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk

by Liesl Shurtliff

March Madness 2017 Trailer

Innovation Station

The West School CLC is proud to announce our newest learning space, The Innovation Station. This space is designed to foster collaboration, creativity, critical thinking and communication - as our students tinker with everyday items to solve challenges. Students will be introduced to the engineering design process that involves asking questions, imagining possible solutions, planning, creating and improving on a their plan. The maker movement is all about teaching our children to think for themselves, to think creatively, and to look for do-it-yourself solutions. We would love your help in gathering items for the Innovation Station. 

Construction Materials: popsicle sticks, toothpicks, pipe cleaners, paper cups, legos, craft foam, straws, Lincoln logs, tinker toys

Adhesive Material: duct tape, glue (sticks or bottles), low temp glue gun and glue sticks, masking tape

Tools: hole puncher, twist ties, zip ties, rubber bands

Soft Stuff: cotton balls, yarn, felt, q-tips, stuffing, fabric swatches

Please follow the link to see our complete supply list.  Donations can be brought to the West CLC.