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From There to Here… 2017/2018

February 13, 2018 – 6:00 pm | 140 views
Editing11 As part of their Fall 2017 Social Studies unit, thirty-six Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project.

From There to Here…2016/2017

November 8, 2016 – 4:00 pm | 455 views
Elisenda_interview_slide As part of their Fall 2015 Social Studies unit, thirty-five Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world.

From There to Here…2015/2016

February 4, 2016 – 3:55 pm | 1,232 views
DubravkaGroup_thumb As part of their Fall 2015 Social Studies unit, thirty-five Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the Pittsburgh area from other parts of the world.

Winchester Thurston School Science 9: Integrated Physics

December 16, 2015 – 11:06 am | 625 views
P1020800_thumb In Fall 2015, students in the Science 9 Integrated Physics course were learning about kinematics through the exploration of car crashes. As part of this work, the students participated in design challenges and created PSAs on various aspects of auto safety. They also learned the technology to create their final PSAs.

From There to Here…2014/2015

November 4, 2014 – 2:47 pm | 2,640 views
IMG_5627 As part of their Fall 2014 Social Studies unit, thirty-three Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the U.S. from other countries. This collaboration between SLB Radio Productions, Inc. and Winchester Thurston School was funded by the City as Our Campus initiative.

From There to Here…2014

May 5, 2014 – 12:23 pm | 7,193 views
Mpande_Mwape1_small As part of their Spring 2014 Social Studies unit, thirty Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the U.S. from other countries. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project. This collaboration between SLB Radio Productions, Inc. and Winchester Thurston School was funded by the City as Our Campus initiative.

YES: Brilliant Bookworms

December 14, 2013 – 2:28 pm | 1,091 views
BB_edit From 12/14/13: Stories from the Winchester Thurston Brilliant Bookworms

From There to Here…2013

May 8, 2013 – 11:44 am | 1,967 views
IMG_8097 As part of their Spring 2013 Social Studies unit, twenty-three Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the U.S. from other countries.

Vietnam – Stories from U.S. Veterans

September 11, 2012 – 11:19 am | 1,743 views
Winchester Thurston Vietnam Vets On May 7th 2012, nine veterans met with Winchester Thurston School eleventh graders to share experiences and stories from their service during the Vietnam War. The accounts below include these student interviews as well as reflections based on these conversations, all of which were conducted as part of a U.S. History class and The City as Our Campus program (directed by Ms. Teresa DeFlitch). Special thanks to Dr. Alexis Macklin at the Senator John Heinz History Center.

From There to Here…2012

May 29, 2012 – 2:36 pm | 1,935 views
WinchesterThurstonStorybox 003 As part of their Spring 2012 Social Studies unit, twenty-eight Winchester Thurston School fifth graders interviewed people who came to the U.S. from other countries. Here are excerpts from these interviews, and the students’ reflections on this project.