Sixth graders participate in their own version of "Shark Tank"

Tenacre sixth graders recently completed a social studies unit on inventors. This interactive unit was loosely based on ABC’s hit program, “Shark Tank.” Students worked in small groups to come up with an invention they could pitch to a group of “mentors” (aka fellow students).  The mentors provided constructive feedback on everything from the invention itself to presentation skills and props. This unit provided hands-on lessons in collaboration, public speaking skills, and creativity.