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Thursday, October 17 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Big History in Kindergarten: Using a College Curriculum as Inspiration for Investigating the Big, Beautiful Questions of our Youngest Minds, Room L104

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Young children ask more big beautiful questions than at any age. Many of these questions come from their need to understand how things came to be. Using the college curriculum of Big History as inspiration, our kindergartners embarked upon a two-month study of the history of nature to investigate their wonders. Join us to learn more about how a group of curious young children contemplated some very big mysteries.

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Evan Bartz

6th Grade Writing and Humanities Teacher, The Nueva School
Evan steps into role of sixth-grade writing and humanities teacher after working as an associate teacher for two years in Nueva's Lower School. He was born in San Jose and has lived most of his life in the Bay Area. He studied English literature at UC Berkeley and, before Nueva, tutored... Read More →
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Laraine Ray

Kindergarten Teacher, The Nueva School
Laraine Ray has been an early childhood educator for 40 years; the last fifteen as a kindergarten teacher at The Nueva School.  She specializes in developing intellectually stimulating curricula that stems from student interest. Using the children’s questions as a starting point... Read More →

Thursday October 17, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Nueva Hillsborough Campus 6565 Skyline Boulevard, Hillsborough, CA 94010