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Propel Homestead 2023: Career Exploration
Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Homestead share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices while thinking and learning about future career possibilities. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they …
Propel Pitcairn 2023: Career Exploration
Students in grades 4th-5th at Propel Pitcairn share their thoughts on the world as they develop their authentic voices while thinking and learning about future career possibilities. Throughout this program, students sharpen their writing and critical thinking skills as they …
Propel East – 7th and 8th Grade – Technology LabsIn Spring 2013, as part of a 12-week Creative Arts program focused on technology, Propel East 7th and 8th graders participated in several hands-on labs designed to teach the basic construction and physics that allow audio-based devices (such as microphones and speakers) to function. Over the course of 6 weeks, students learned how to build a functioning microphone using household materials, as well as how to "circuit bend" - the process of rewiring the circuit board inside an audio electronics device (such as a keyboard) to elicit modified sound.
Propel East – 6th Grade – Microphone Building and TechnologyIn Spring 2013, as part of a 6-week Creative Arts program focused on radio broadcasting and audio technology, Propel East 6th graders learned how to use professional recording equipment and discovered the mechanics and physics behind audio-based devices, such as microphones and speakers. Among other topics, students wrote and recorded observations about the effects technology has on their daily lives and our society.
Propel East – 4th Grade – It’s Cool to CareAs part of a 6-week Creative Arts program in Spring of 2013, fourth graders at Propel East learned about the technology used to make recordings for radio, while discovering the impact of their own voice and opinion. They identified social issues that concerned them and researched caring organizations that address these concerns. They then developed a script and recorded these public service announcements, which are also schedule for distribution via The Saturday Light Brigade radio program.
Propel East – Kindergarten – Favorite Animals
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As part of a 12-week Creative Arts program in the Spring of 2013, Kindergartners worked with SLB and Staycee Pearl Dance Project to discover their voices, their bodies, and their on-stage selves. They recorded radio pieces …