February is Heart Health Month. Earlier this year, Acera students participated in hands-on, STEM-infused activities designed by School Counselor and Mindfulness Lead Edye Caine. The stations aimed to teach kids about cardiovascular health, and how they can proactively… Read More
What does an ocean-going robot do? What really is the secret life of bees? What does super-resolution microscopy look like? What can we learn about the earliest stages of heart disease? How can artificial intelligence help people make personal decisions? What will healing therapies… Read More
Saturdays: November 16 & December 7, 2019; January 11 & March 14, 2020 Assessment Days offer an opportunity for parents to find out more about their child’s learning style, and gain knowledge to advocate for their child more… Read More
Courtney Dickinson sits down with Allen Saakyan of Simulation Series to discuss why she founded Acera, her 10 Tools to Transform Schools, and her mission to help build the next generation of scientists, innovators, and leaders.
Students at Acera: The Massachusetts School of Science, Creativity and Leadership in Winchester placed first in the state – and 15th worldwide – in the Middle School 1-400 Division of Purple Comet Math Meet. The spring 2019 event… Read More
How do land and water ecosystems interact? How are their food webs structured? What role does a pollinator play? These are the questions studied by Acera students in Mr. Michael’s “Biomes and Butterflies” elective. The kids created their… Read More
Watch as students in Ms. Alisha’s “Choreography of Matter” class discover how materials like sugar, cornstarch, and vinegar interact while making hand-pulled “dragon’s beard” candy.
Acera’s Museum Walk is an opportunity for kids to share the creative risks they’ve taken. It’s never about perfection; it’s about celebrating the act of trying something new and finding your voice!
They came from schools across Greater Boston, from Littleton to Lynn, and from Cambridge to Gloucester. Nearly a dozen high school biology teachers sat in Acera’s life sciences lab for the first of three sessions in gene editing… Read More
From nanomaterials and neuroscience to c-acnes and chatbots, science and innovation was on display at Acera’s Fall Innovator Symposium. Take a look at the presenters, the experiments, and the maker stations from this unique and engaging event. Would… Read More