Mary Poppins Jr. Offers Cross-Curricular Learning Opportunities for Middle School Students

WJLA Reports:

"The steps and movements rehearsed for an upcoming performance of Mary Poppins are showing up in unusual places like math class.

“It helped me with the beats when I was stuck with ‘Step in Time’ in my head and it helped me with the test we had to take on it,” said Connolly School of the Holy Child sixth-grader Samantha Dueffert.

“With the students it allows them to see and experience their learning across the curriculum in many different ways,” sixth-grade teacher Alex Corbutt said.

It’s called cross-curricular learning. A math class at Connelly School of the Holy Child uses the method to teach students about ratios and proportions."