Ideas Come to Life at the Invention Convention

Ideas Come to Life at the Invention Convention

Imagine an easier and perhaps improved life with tools like a “Dog Quieter”, a “Body Blankie” or a “Sticker Vader”. Mount Vernon’s second graders went beyond imagining to bring these tools to life through the 5th annual Invention Convention. Over the course of a...
A Change in Perspective Through Interviews

A Change in Perspective Through Interviews

Teaching sixth grade Grammar and Composition, new faculty member Jayne Liu has already become part of the Mount Vernon fabric. On day one, she began to guide her classes through project based learning by posing the leading question, “How do varying contexts shape the...