Who said preschoolers can't be engineers? The basics of civil engineering are embedded in some of our daily activities at HTS.  Lately, our favorite activity in class has been building bridges using our train tracks and wooden blocks.  It doesn't take much to motivate our little tikes to...

Understanding Earthquakes: A Social Studies and Science Lesson We were able to combine several themes into one lesson with this activity. In social studies, we are learning about California geography and key influencers of California geography are the San Andreas fault and earthquakes. Our social skills...

Young minds are most receptive to new knowledge. In our kindergarten class we have fun every month. We celebrate upcoming holidays while we learn about cultures and take on multi-subject curriculum.  Throughout the year we recite the days of the week and months of the...

It may be the middle of October, but there's some benefits for living in the "Sunshine State".  Our class took advantage of the unusual hot weather by connecting our art lesson to a tasty, cool treat! After learning about primary colors, we painted Primary Popsicles. Here's...

In preschool, we are already getting excited about developing social skills in our young students.  Werecommend the resource The Incredible Flexible You Series for working with young kids.  It is apparent that even at a very young age, students do not benefit from only academic lessons,...

It's never too early to get students thinking about economics.  This year our middle school program is adjusting to a new block schedule, which is allowing us to integrate subjects across domains and build on project based learning.  All of that leads to an awesome venture,...