Independent School: Laying the Foundation

Independent School, fall 2019, School News: Real-World Learning With Tiny Homes, “Laying the Foundation.”

The tiny house movement—one with architectural and social elements, with small homes averaging 300–400 square feet—has become increasingly popular over the past few years. Mount Madonna School (CA) seventh graders are joining the action. With the guidance of math teacher Hilary Alvarado, they created very tiny 3-D model houses to learn the real-world application of creative math and engineering during the 2018–2019 school year. Read more