Inside the High School’s New Fab Lab

Friday, November 4, 2016
Photo: Declan Curry and Jade Poovakad in Fab Lab

“You’re going to need some graph paper, a ruler with the cork back, and a 45-degree triangle,” art teacher Christine Enos declares to her first-period class. The students…

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Failing Forward at Hopkins

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Go ahead and suspend your judgment for just a moment. What if we encouraged elementary students to fail? Would we produce a community of high school dropouts or…

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Pitching Promising Prototypes

Friday, February 5, 2016

Grade 5 students at Hopkins School have now experienced the engineering and design process from soup to nuts. Through the City X Project, students developed a 3D-printable solution…

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High School Efforts Showcased at LearnLaunch Conference

Friday, January 29, 2016
Photo: Students presenting the high school's makerspace at LearnLaunch conference.

Recently, the LearnLaunch Across Boundaries conference honored Hopkinton High School in their Classroom of the Future showcase. The conference was co-hosted by Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and Business…

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Using Infographics to Show What Students Know

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Students in Ms. Linder’s Food Science class have been immersing themselves in sugar, figuratively, of course. The focus of their most recent unit was Sugar Solutions. Students have…

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“What is a Circle?”: Hands-On Problem Solving in Geometry

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Theorems are the foundation of geometry. Being able to identify what theorem fits a particular geometric situation is the most challenging part of this subject. It’s not just…

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Results: Southern New England Regional VEX IQ Highrise Championship

Monday, March 9, 2015

The Southern New England Regional VEX IQ Highrise Championship was held on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Quinsigamond Community College.  Twenty-three teams competed in the Championship including two grade…

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