Stories from Spark

For those new to SPARK, this is a pilot project with 90 Jr High students from Holly Meadows ES.  Its An alternative learning environment focusing on creative and critical thinking and helping them discover their BPM (Burden+Passion=Mission)  We just finished week 11,...

Spark – Week 7

Week 7 had Miss Copeland’s class at TCS.  This session was all about Courage and Integrity.  We brainstormed a bit and then launched into some improv and tableaux on doing the right thing, even if it’s hard or it hurts.  The first exersise was answering...

Spark – Week 6

  Week 6 had us diving back into our passions and mission and trying to flesh them out using metaphors and similes. Similes and Metaphors Comparison thinking using similes helps create connections that make what you’re trying to solve or describe better...

Spark Week 5

Mr Wilson’s Class was back again for our fifth week of SPARK.  And our official unveiling of the new name and logo.  The kids all drew their ideas in class and then Rhubarb Media took their ideas and developed the logo.  We spent more time on the critical...