Thursday, May 20, 2010

Indian Hill fourth-graders learn about judicial branch

What a joy it was to join six Cincinnati Indian Hill elementary fourth-grade students for a conversation on Skype.

Ari, Cameron, Gracey, Maddie, Tennyson and Tommy asked some good questions about the judicial branch and what it’s like to be a Supreme Court Justice. At the direction of teacher Mark Richardson, the six students were part of a special Social Studies project to learn about the three branches of government. As part of that project, they contacted offices within each branch to arrange personal interviews.

I am sure glad they did.

I thought other students and other teachers might learn from the great questions these students had so, here’s the video: