Monthly Archives: March 2010

Stop-Motion Buildings with Small Blessings

Small Blessings Preschool was here on March 29th. The kids read books about buildings—and then made a stop-motion video of their own ‘building’ with an Activity Guide. Check out their video below.

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Discover IPS: Key Learning Community

Key Learning Community’s (River campus) high school students visit Central Library and the Learning Curve to research and report. Every Class A Podcast!

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Special Program: Vlogging with John Green

John Green Nerdfighters vlog from Central Library. Vlog on…

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African Animals

The Indianapolis Junior Academy 1st and 2nd graders visited the Learning Curve this week. The students are studying African animals. Each student chose an animal to research and created a visual product based on their knowledge using Kidpix software. Enjoy … Continue reading

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St. Mary’s Child Center Group Visit

Two groups from St. Mary’s Child Center visited the Leaning Curve this past Tuesday. The preschoolers have been talking about photography in their classrooms and continued their exploration of the topic during their group visit. The boys and girls played … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

This afternoon after the parade downtown, the Learning Curve was bustling with families. A crowd of children dropped in for a laptop activity and created St. Patrick’s Day inspired drawings using KidPix software. Here are a few of the finished … Continue reading

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Homeschool Group Visit

Earlier this week, three homeschooled students created presentations using Frames software on the Learning Curve’s laptops. This visit was an introductory session where the students explored the basic tools of the software. They plan to build on their skills and … Continue reading

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School Visit: Lowell Elementary (Day Two)

On March 11th, students from Lowell Elementary visited the Learning Curve. The students used a database, the Biography Resource Center, to research famous Hoosiers. In addition, they also learned the basics of 2-D animation using Pivot Stickfigure Animator. Below, check … Continue reading

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School Visit: Lowell Elementary

Today, students from Lowell Elementary visited the Learning Curve. The students used a database, the Biography Resource Center, to research famous Hoosiers. In addition, they also learned the basics of 2-D animation using Pivot Stickfigure Animator. Check out some of … Continue reading

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Collaboration: Center for Inquiry, Butler, Second Story, and the Learning Curve

The Fall 2009 semester saw a neat partnership in the Learning Curve. Students from Butler University, in collaboration with local creative writing organization Second Story, and kids from local middle school Center for Inquiry/IPS #302 all met in the Learning … Continue reading

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