The Science Room at Jefferson School


“The art of teaching is the art of awakening the natural
curiosity of young minds.”  Piaget

        The Learning Center at Jefferson School is a unique setting where students work alone or cooperatively in small or large class groups on projects they or the teacher have selected.  Materials and activities are concrete, real and relevant to the students’ lives.  The room contains areas or centers dedicated to reading, mathematics, science and discovery, social studies, writing, art, brain games and puzzles, word formation and games and listening activities. 

Curriculum is presented through read-alouds, mini-lectures, literacy based centers, inquiry, investigations,
STEAM projects, small and large group discussions and hands-on activities. The themes in the Learning Center change to collaborate with what is being taught in the first and second grade classrooms, especially in the areas of social studies and science.  

Mrs. Campagna
Ext:  # 6323

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