Stories from the Conservatory Lab Community

Learning in Action

Conservatory Lab students take ownership of their learning. Each one grows as a Scholar, Artists, and Leaders through project based learning, music, and community engagement.

A Joyous Friday Finale

Last week at 320, we had an especially fun Friday Finale! Ms. Goddard had a video taken of the K2 students perform “Five Little Monkeys” and “I’m a Little Turkey.” Click the image below to watch it!

Exemplary Teachers Get Spectacular Reviews at EL National Conference

Powerful.  Passionate.  Inspiring.  Creative.  Evocative. Authentic. These are some of the words educators at the Expeditionary Learning (EL) National Conference in San Diego last week used to describe Master Classes offered by master teacher Jenna Gampel, 1st-grade teacher Jovanne Buckmire,

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Musical Math

Music is mathematical. Its rhythms, melodies, beats, and tempos are built on mathematical patterns and sequences. With the help of Resident Artist Leah Hennessy, first graders have been exploring the relationship between math and music by learning about musical notations—whole

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Middle Schoolers Face Issues of Police Behavior as Part of Socially Conscious Curriculum

This week, the 7th and 8th graders in Ms. Patilla’s class have been learning about violence against black people by police officers. On Tuesday, the students read and analyzed Darren Wilson’s deposition on the death of Michael Brown. First, the

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