For the last day of my student teaching placement, students in Dugout (the group of sixth, seventh, & eighth graders that hang together on Fridays at 10:30) participated in a canned food drive where they made sculptures out of their items! Continue reading
Dugout is a program put into place on Fridays at Forest City Middle School. The focus is to promote relationships between students and teachers outside of the curriculum.
Each teacher has a core group, and this group stays with that teacher all three years. It’s awesome, because it develops friendships between sixth graders and seventh/eighth graders that might not be typically formed, just because of classes and different schedules.
Dugout is meant to be fun, and they do games (like Knowledge Bowl, where groups compete and try to answer questions for points) or things like the Human Hungry Hungry Hippos!
I’m excited about Dugout. I think it’s fun and I’m glad to be a part of it!
This was a super fun activity that FCMS participated in during their Dugout time–a human-sized, human-version of Hungry Hungry Hippos! Continue reading