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rollercoaster building 6th grade

Building Rollercoasters

What better way to understand Newton's Laws than by putting them into motion?
jr kindergarten experiment

Follow the Children’s Lead

"Can we do that project again, Ms. Rice?" That is the question that tells me that something is going right in my classroom. That is the enthusiasm my students have when something interests them, sparks their curiosity, and engages their whole selves.
2nd grade experiment

Impromptu Science

Dried Indian Corn is often pulled out as a fall decoration, just like pumpkins and multi-colored leaves, but this year 2nd grade students found had a special interest in them that led to an intriguing experiment...
teacher teaching book

Professional Development at Congressional School

Congressional School has many strengths and one of those is our Faculty. Our teachers work tirelessly to educate and teach, to support, nurture and challenge.
teacher outside

Project Based Learning

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.”
5th grade art

Art Multiplication

When Mrs. Brock, our middle school art teacher, saw one of the techniques that 5th grade is learning for multiplication, a light bulb went off, and her and Mrs. Gaal set off to combine forces.

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Up for Debate

CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL BLOG Up for Debate Through Congressional’s Speech and Drama curriculum, middle school students engage in specialized training to refine critical public speaking skills that they will carry forward into high school, college, and their careers. While Congressional students practice public speaking skills at all age levels (even in the Early Childhood Program), the…
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The Power of Reading Aloud

Most parents understand the importance of reading to their children, but many parents might not realize the extent of the power that reading aloud brings to their child’s cognitive and literary development.
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Welcome to Little Colts Academy

Now in its third year, Little Colts Academy was established by Tavis Laws, Congressional’s Director of Athletics and Physical Education, as a way to introduce younger students to intramural sports.
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