Monthly Archives: April 2010

Great People Montage 3

We are excited to have footage of Princess Diana, Thomas Edison, Pocahontas, Jackie Robinson, Helen Keller, Lance Armstrong, Eleanor Roosevelt and Michelle Obama this week!  I have been so impressed with the quality of the great people presentations.  As I … Continue reading

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Geology: Rice Rock Museum

We have begun our Geology unit study and are excited to go on a field trip Monday, May 3rd from 8:00-12:00. A field trip permission slip will come home tomorrow.  If you would like to chaperone the trip, please let … Continue reading

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Meet Our Artist in Residence: Okaidja Afroso

Second graders will have the pleasure of working with Okaidja Afroso, a native of Ghana, the week of April 26-30th.  He will be presenting his Dancing Feet and Talking Drums residency to our second grade classes in support of our … Continue reading

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Read to Feed/Read to Build Reading Challenge: An Invitation to Service-Learning and to Inquiry

The atmosphere in the classroom last week was incredible: students were reading with partners, discussing their work, sharing ideas, and researching topics of interest.  I could really see the growth in their independent learning skills and their understanding of a … Continue reading

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Great People Montage 2

Our Great People Montage 2 video is ready for viewing on our video page.  It contains footage of Albert Einstein, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Steve Irwin, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Wilbur Wright, Florence Nightingale, Magic Johnson and Nellie Bly.  Montage 3 … Continue reading

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