8TH GRADE LEGACY PROJECT
BY NOAH, ALESSANDRO, LIAM
We are Noah, Liam, and Sandro. We decided to re make the MSC website for our legacy project because we felt that it was the most effective way for us to give back to the school. We all have been here for at least 7 years, and we all have some experience with tech, so we felt that making the website’s front page easier to navigate and more appealing would be the best choice for us.
Manhattan School for Children was founded in the early 1990s through a cooperative effort of parents, teachers and staff members of NYC’s Community School District 3. It is a school of choice, open to children who are zoned for District 3. Since that time, MSC’s educators and parents have worked to build and maintain a school community in which students of different racial/ethnic, socio-economic, as well as physical and academic abilities, come together to celebrate multiple ways of knowing the world and each other. Our student-centered, project-based pedagogical focus and instructional program is unique and grounded in the philosophy of a “community of learners.” We believe that all children are gifted in multiple ways, and we organize the curriculum thematically using an open-ended, inter-disciplinary project-based approach that allows students to demonstrate their talents while learning from each other. In this way, we respond to each child’s unique developmental needs while encouraging a meaningful learning process.