Skinner Magnet PK - 5

Engineering,  Mathematics,  Visual & Performing Arts

4304 North 33rd Street, Omaha, NE 68111

Phone: (531) 299- 2080

Fax: (531) 299 - 2090

Health Office Fax: (531) 299-2089

Mrs. Cox-Jones, Principal
tarina.coxjones@ops.org or 531-299-2080

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Below is a link to help you work with your new ipad! 
  • This link is also listed as an app on your ipad. The app is called 1to1.

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SKINNER MAGNET CENTER

See what Skinner Magnet Center has to offer!

Skinner Magnet Center’s mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that allows opportunities for staff and students to grow academically, socially, and emotionally in an atmosphere that recognizes every students individual talents, and efforts result in respectful, responsible and resourceful future leaders who are college and career ready.

Engineering:
Communicate multiple engineering concepts that incorporate the problem-solving process                         
Build with K’Nex and legos to show how force, energy, and motion work                                                                             
Explore careers and opportunities related to engineering concepts
Work with engineers and engineering students to build projects
Integrate technologies such as Sketch up, Robotics and Power Point throughout the design process
Use computers to show your work and how you designed it

Mathematics:
Express mathematical thinking and knowledge by adapting a variety of appropriate strategies to solve real life problems
Experience ways that math is used everyday to solve problems
Investigate career connections in the area of mathematics
Learn about money and banking and train to be a teller for The Skyhawk Branch of the US Bank
Enhance conceptual understanding using calculators, computers, spreadsheets, graphing and drawing utilities, interactive boards, the Internet, video, and other forms of electronic information technology
Use computers, smartboards and other technology to solve math problems

Visual & Performing Arts:
Interpret and analyze artistic content focusing on human diversity themes
Discover how people from different times and places express themselves
Explore careers and opportunities in the visual and performing arts through community arts partnerships
Visit museums, attend performances, and work with artists from our community
Integrate technologies such as Animationish, PowerPoint, iPhoto, iMovie, Wii, and GarageBand into the critical thinking process
Create artwork using computers, ipods and digital cameras