As a way to provide a more hands-on and personal learning experience South Doyle Middle School took ceremonious steps to their campus grounds.
“For many years our science classes have utilized the outdoor areas on our campus to enhance our classroom teaching,” explained South Doyle 7th Grade Science Teacher Dave Gorman. “Taking students outside where they can see, hear, touch, and experience those things that they might otherwise just read about or watch in a video is so much better and it helps reinforce the materials they are learning.”
The new lab, which is now being referred to as a “labitat (half lab, half habitat), will be an area that generally runs along Baker Creek through the South Doyle campus for several hundred yards.
The labitat will include an amphitheater that will seat about 90 students, for combined classroom presentations. It will also include a platform for teachers or other presenters to use for instruction, demonstration, guest speakers and maybe even the school choir.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.