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May 3, 2013
by: Leah Morgan

Mayor Visits for South Pier Development Presentations

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The Mosaic School welcomed Mayor Mike Vandersteen, Dave Hoffman head of South Pier Redevelopment, and other community members that are involved in the South Pier Redevelopment to hear our student present their business ideas on how Sheboygan can improve the South Pier District. 

Student ideas ranged from a skate park with playgrounds, picnic area, splash pad and pavilion; to hydroelectric turbines that would generate power for the South Pier residents and businesses; to a music hall or bookstore or coffee house.  

The presentations included:

  • a detailed design of their idea / a promotional sketch
  • a business plan to support their decision (includes objectives, mission statement, who will benefit by this, conducting a market competition analysis, rationale for how and why it will succeed)
  • a sales pitch

After the presentation Mayor Vandersteen took some time to talk with students and let them take turns taking their picture with him. Thank you to all the community members that took part in this event.

Dave Hoffman

Ed Surek 

Chad Pelishek

Char Pachniak

Mayor Mike Vandersteen

 

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April 5, 2013
by: Leah Morgan

South Pier District Project

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Through Project-based Learning Mosaic students develop solutions for tangible problems in their own community, while they are learning key elements of history, geography, and economics.

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March 6, 2013
by: Colleen Machut and Leah Morgan

Part 2 - Inside a Project Seminar - Storytelling Core Standards and Essential Questions

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After the core standards and concepts are taught, students begin creating their own project from the menu and developing the skill they learned during the first...

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February 13, 2013
by: Colleen Machut and Leah Morgan

Part 1 - Inside a Project Seminar -Storytelling Introduction

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During the first six weeks of the trimester students focus on learning and developing the skills and concepts of storytelling.

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February 4, 2013
by: Emily Pugh, Etude Studios Intern

Flashlight Re-Design Project

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This week in Mosaic Science, Mrs. Jesse's science class will be applying their knowledge on the Electricity Unit which started in December and consists of the...

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January 30, 2013
by: Emily Pugh, Etude Studios Intern

Avoiding Collapse

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The students are comparing ancient Greece and Aztec cultures and then analyzing why those civilizations failed and what they could have done differently to avoid their...

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November 29, 2012
by: Leah Morgan

Project Seminar Share Out Morning - part 3

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Students chose an academic component of interest to them and then created a sculpture related to their learning.

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November 28, 2012
by: Leah Morgan

Seminar Share Out, Acting

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Mosaic students presented the play Robot Rescue in their Acting Seminar on Tuesday, November 27.

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November 28, 2012
by: Leah Morgan

Project Seminar Share Out Morning - part 2

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Creative Movement Presentation - What is one important thing you learned about yourself as a dancer or your academic component?

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November 26, 2012
by: Leah Morgan

Project Seminar Share Out Morning

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Video: Strings wrote and preformed a song about the food chain. The driving question for this project was "How do the animals in the food chain...

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March 16, 2012
by: by Mickenzie Petrie, Publications Intern at IDEAS Academy

Mosaic math students plot spring plots

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For the past three weeks, Ms. Kooistra's 6th grade applied math class has been using their knowledge of unit cost to plan gardens.

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February 14, 2012
by: Dollie Cromwell, Journalist

Heart Project

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Science teacher Vicky Rhodes asked Mosaic students to describe a trip throughout the circulatory system from the point of view of a red blood cell.

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August 4, 2011
by: Dollie Cromwell, Journalist

Buck Institute Training

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Thirteen teachers from The Mosaic School and IDEAS Academy attended project-based learning training conducted July 18-20 by the Buck Institute of Education.

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