As part of its interdisciplinary approach to art and science. 4th graders at The Ellis School are using the Hummingbird Robotics Kit, developed at Carnegie Mellon University, to craft dioramas that deepen their understanding of setting in literature. All 4th graders read the book Poppy, which is about a mouse in conflict with an owl.
Global Initiatives Coordinator and History Department Chair Dr. Susan Corbesero joined a select group of Pittsburgh educators who, in December, met with a delegation of administrators and teachers from the Chelyabinsk Region of Russia. The Russian participants, hosted by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, were here developing new educational approaches from nursery school through high school.