TES music students learned about different types of drums as they began their percussion study. In this clip, students are counting the rhythms of notes and rests.
Thomson-McDuffie Middle School sixth graders used colored candies today to study percentages. Middle schoolers extend fraction concepts to study ratios and rates per quantity. Video produced by Jake Bennett, Josiah Bartlett, Eann Hernandez and Ephraim Wells.
During STEM Night at Thomson-McDuffie Middle School, parents and school leaders were challenged to tie a knot without letting go of the rope.
As part of their fine arts instruction, students experience vocal and instrumental music as early as kindergarten. Here, first graders perform “Hot Cross Buns” on the xylophone as they demonstrate note value, rhythm, and musical rests.
Students from the Mighty Max performed at the November board meeting.
Dearing Elementary students have the opportunity to take beginning band as a part of our flex day specials schedule. Here, students show off their first two notes on their instruments.
Students in Ms. Dill’s homeroom are on step 3 of our 4 step scaffold to learning their first circle dance. Students learned the song, learned the dance move, and, In today’s lesson, learned how to find a partner. We discuss how to OFFER OURSELVES as a partner instead of “grabbing” a partner, how to treat […]
Students are testing the reactivity of various metals with ionic solutions in order to rank the metals from most reactive to least reactivity. The activity helps students learn to predict chemical reaction products.
Thomson-McDuffie Middle School students showcased their engineering talents recently. Challenged to design a better school desk, they created several different prototypes to meet a variety of needs.
Students in Dr. Dinkins’s honors chemistry class are measuring evaporation rates of several chemicals in order to rank the strength of their intermolecular forces (attractions between molecules). The students should ultimately be able to determine which substances have the weakest and strongest forces and be able to relate this to chemical formula and structure.