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