Archive for the ‘Academics’ Category

Mali Talk Underscores the Complexity of Global Issues

December 3, 2014
Gould AP Government students enjoyed hearing geologist Andrew Stancioff speak about Mali’s history, culture, and politics on Tuesday night in Trustee’s Auditorium. Stancioff focused on ethnic and religious differences in Mali, and how geography and…Read More

The Tao of Math

November 18, 2014
A very interesting final project for Eastern Philosophy by Xiaolu Qian (and watch for the shout out to Andee Alford):Read More

007 in Transnistria

November 17, 2014
In the midst of writing finals, I came up with this prompt.  I’m not sure where it came from, but my AP Gov students enjoyed reading about Transnisteria and writing informed and imaginative responses. The…Read More

Students Tell Adaptations of Ancient Myths

November 11, 2014
Kiernan takes center stage in front of the fire. Students in the course Developing a Historic Imagination gathered in Ordway Living Room Sunday night to tell their modern adaptations of the myths of Ancient Greece.Read More

Andrew Stancioff to speak to AP Gov students on Mali

November 7, 2014
On December 2 at 7:00pm in Trustees Auditorium Andrew Stancioff will speak to AP Government and other interested students on the crisis in Mali. Andrew Stancioff is a geologist, natural resource planner, analyst, and manager with…Read More

Ross Kauffman Returns to Gould Classrooms

November 4, 2014
Ross Kauffman, an Academy Award-winning documentary film director, returned to the Gould campus on Monday, November 3. He visited classes and in the evening answered questions after a showing of his new film, E-Team –…Read More

Storyteller Works with Gould Academy Tenth Graders

Karen Chace, a professional storyteller from the Boston area, worked with students on Friday, October 24 as a part of the Greek Mythology Storytelling Project for their English class. Students crafted modern adaptations of ancient Greek myths…Read More