March 28, 2017
“I am Archie. I cannot lose.”
The Chocolate Warand the law of large numbers
Robert Cormier's The Chocolate War is an exquisitely crafted, multilayered tale of one youth's struggle to maintain his sense of self against mounting →
March 20, 2017
Sticker Pics Have Landed — New Rewards Card Design!
If you're the parent of an Accella student, then you've probably noticed that we've revamped the cards for our in-class student rewards program. In →
January 17, 2017
Is your octopus a boy or a girl? Here’s what you need to know to figure it out!
We've just finished our reading of The Octopus Scientists. Before diving into our next book, we gave our students a chance to put some of the information →
January 10, 2017
Is the pasta a hollow tube? Using a dichotomous key to classify pieces of pasta.
1. Is the pasta a hollow tube? If so, go to #2. If not, go to #4. 2. Is the pasta straight? If so, it’s penne rigate. If not, go to #3. Those →
October 31, 2016
Can you control your teeth? Even in the presence of a strawberry Dip Dab?
Above, you can see one of our youngest and newest students, Cheryl savoring her first encounter with a strawberry Dip Dab. Guess which laugh-out-loud →
August 17, 2016
Laserhand. Laserhand. Does the cool stuff a laser can!
Hello there! Here inside our workshop deep within Accella's secret lair, we're about to launch into further preparations for this week's hands-on learning →
July 25, 2016
Can you spot the spelling error on this Pizza Hut coupon?
Can you spot the spelling mistake on the coupon shown above? The staggering wrongness of the misspelled word probably leapt out at you. If so, you →
July 21, 2016
Non-Euclidean geometry experiment: Please do try this at home!
Looking for an intellectually meaty graphic novel that blends historical, technological, and mathematical elements into a quirky steampunk masterpiece? →