Monthly Archives: February 2012

Storybirds

The Scientist on Storybird Here they come!  Our first set of Storybirds are nearing completion.  Collaborative story writing was never so fun.   We have been exploring this new creative writing tool during our writer’s workshop.  We look forward to collaborating … Continue reading

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Where in The World Is Eduardo?

What?! He is where?! In Germany?! How did that happen? He is an eagle. Did he fly there? Isn’t that too far for him to fly by himself?  We had plenty of questions as we read the email and the … Continue reading

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A Collaborative Song Project

We continue to learn more about the importance of sharing our learning and the power of collaboration. Our collaboration with Mrs. Schicke’s class in Germany has been amazing.  Our most recent project is a collaborative song project where we are … Continue reading

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World Educational Games 2012

The World Education Games is the exciting event for schools and students around the world. It runs from 6-8 March, involving 5.5 million students from over 200 countries and territories. This is a global challenge to get students (4-18 years of age) excited about … Continue reading

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Parents we need your help with food donations…

Dear Stafford families, Every month 86,400 children depend on donated food in Oregon! That is the alarming number of children who eat from emergency food boxes distributed through the Oregon Food Bank Network every month. To help with this effort, … Continue reading

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The Friendship Connection

Our connection with Mrs. Schicke’s class in Germany is showing us the truth in the words of a poem we know: “Friends can be near, or very, very far, but a friend is a friend wherever they are“.  Our friends … Continue reading

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Couplets to the Rescue

Here is our Valentine’s Day Surprise!  It is a gift to our dads and our moms on this special day to celebrate love and friendship.  Happy Valentine’s Day to all!

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Parent Teacher Conferences

Conference time is coming!  I am excited to meet with your parents to talk about your progress.  Parents can sign up online starting Tuesday, February 14th.   Our conferences will be on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 28th-29th between 2:30-5:30 PM and … Continue reading

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Our Wikispace: On The Road with Flat Stanley

The atmosphere in class lately has been electrifying!  Seriously.  We are definitely experiencing what it means to be in “the flow” as we are reading the comments on our 2 Wikispaces: our own wiki called “On The Road With Flat … Continue reading

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