That’s what a passer-by asks me as my seventh grade students worked at a site on State Street.
Yes, it looks to that passer-by as if the students are looking at and taking notes about nothing: an empty space, a hole in the ground for construction. Yet these students are engaged in learning that is so distinctive of City Academy. They were doing field work for their investigation into whether Liberty Sky, a proposed 300’ tower of luxury apartments, is the best housing to build on that site. These students were:
That’s unusually good learning. That’s what we do well at City Academy.