Big Dreams

“Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.” 

Dr, Martin Luther King Jr.

Thinkers across the school learned more about Martin Luther King Jr. and took action. Students in Grades One and Two recorded their dreams and goals to make the world a better and more peaceful place through equity, kindness and action.

Discovery and Investigation

Kindergarten inquirers explore and investigate penguins and where and how they live. Questions and observations guide their learning.

Exploring and investigating through art.
Kindergarteners also create as they discover then and now and express themselves as they share their families and traditions.

How the World Works in Grade One

Grade One scientists explore objects and how they change. Their ideas and questions drive their inquiry as they observe change and find out how and why changes in objects happen.

Grade Two investigates economics

These thinkers debate the question “Do we need Money?” They explore needs and wants and economic activities. While learning the basics of economics they also think about needs and wants and ways to help others.

Learning the basics of money, goods and services.
Exploring the vocabulary of economics and learning about how consumers and producers make decisions.

Citizens of the World

This postcard project in Grade Two connects to their units of inquiry and connects to the world as they receive postcards from many places.
MYP artists create through a sewing project for Australian wildlife rescue/

Connections and collaboration

Third grade writers welcome back a CSU intern to join their class for 2nd semester.

Visitors from the Ohio Department of Education, area school districts and the our school district held a meeting at CIS and spent time learning and investigating with our staff and students.

Eric Gordon worked with students investigating mathematics and exploring an inquiry question. Our Grade 8 communicators share their thoughts about the opportunities and Campus International School.
Our visitors enjoyed learning and collaborating in our classrooms.
CIS hosted a round table with Facing History to discuss and engage around topics of equity and inclusion with educators from around our area and around the country.

Choices and opportunities

Learning though play in kindergarten as students practice collaboration and communication.
MYP chefs research recipes as they planning for cooking with Ms. Beers during CAS.
Courageous MYP performers have some fun with karaoke while others read or enjoy a game of Dungeons and Dragons.
In Grade Two students make choices and create balance through yoga and work to create a really long paper chain, wondering how long they can make it, and spend time reading and researching.

Setting Goals

New year and a new word as a goal for 2020.

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

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