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Discovery and Discussion

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Third Grade Engineers Establish Their Companies And Create Names and Logos

Our busy engineers are finding ways to attract their clients by joining forces with others who will complement their strengths. Some have decided to be solo practitioners. They are creating business names, logos and slogans to attract their discriminating clientele. Businesses have chosen problems to solve and will begin designing prototype inventions during their next class.
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Open-Ended Questions Frame and Organize Our Research

Both TED-Ed and Discovery Program students are strengthening their research by posing rich open-ended questions to guide their studies. They are citing sources while taking notes about topics ranging from organ donations to writer's block, and from technology's role in improving vision to the future of blobfish. We certainly have a range of interests!
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Getting Ready for BB8

Fourth grade Discovery students are very excited about next week's meeting with the engineers behind BB8. They should be preparing questions so that they can make the experience more meaningful and productive.
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The Educational Forum will be held in North Jersey on March 19. The free event, hosted by DelBarton School, 230 Mendham Road in Morristown, from 9:15 am to 4 pm, features a day of imaginative workshops for parents and students, grades 4 to 12. More information can be found at https://www.scholarsearchassoc.com/index.php/north-nj-presentations1

The Educational Forum

Saturday, March 19th, 9:15am-4pm

230 Mendham Road

Morristown, NJ

Enjoy a day of imaginative workshops for parents and students, grades 4 to 12. More information can be found at https://www.scholarsearchassoc.com/index.php/north-nj-presentations1

Enjoy the President Break!

June Sklar Weissman

Teacher, Gifted and Talented

Wyckoff Schools

Director, Summer Institute for the Gifted

The Hudson School

Hoboken, New Jersey