Thalia Elementary School celebrates innovative learning

Thalia Elementary School celebrates innovative learning
Posted on 10/05/2018
Sheila Holley’s third-grade students entered the room, found their seats and in typical fashion, looked to their teacher for instruction—but it wasn’t a typical day. One day each month at Thalia Elementary School is Innovation Day. The volume level of the class got louder as students began to get more and more excited about what the day will bring.

“Today, we will be planning, creating and testing our own three-dimensional mazes,” said Holley.

The activity began with students watching a video on Google Classroom that demonstrated how to make a maze. During their morning meeting, Holley asked her students what they saw in the video that they will need to complete this project in class. Together, students listed all the necessary materials their team will need to build their own maze.

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