Academic Connections |


January 24th 2017

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Academic Connections


The academic connections committee has built an increasingly vibrant connection to the college.

Some of our most recent collaborations with Hampshire College include:

  • a group of students from a nutritional anthropology class studying our snack menus and learning how to input data into a nutrition computer program
  • a storytelling/story-acting class working regularly with small groups of toddlers and preschoolers
  • a community service project by two dance majors giving dance lessons to a rotating group of children with representatives from all the classrooms for two months
  • a community service project by a music major who has created a visiting instrumentalist program (now in its fourth year) that has included folk, Celtic, a capella, klezmir, etc., performances
  • a musical project with 4- and 5-year-olds about creating a community of music makers
  • an architectural student thesis (Div III) which explored children's perception of their space, and was then compared with the teachers perception of the children's center's spaces.
  • a student project creating diaries of self through multiple languages with a small group of our oldest preschoolers
  • students participation in an ethnography project examining some of the teachers' work-related histories.
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