Monthly Archives: January 2014

Storybirds are flying in!

Here are a few of our first Storybirds! They are not finished yet, but they are good examples of the inspired story writing that we were doing in class this last week. Storybird is a creative, collaborative storytelling tool. It is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Beauty in Diversity

Yesterday we celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This week we will be looking at the idea of beauty in diversity and the power of our words.  Dr. King’s message was about the importance and the beauty of diversity in our world. … Continue reading

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We are excited this year to use a new online program called GoStrengths. GoStrengths is a social and emotional learning program that teaches 8 core skills: goal setting, problem-solving, resilience, optimistic thinking, character strength development, emotional intelligence, social connections, and self-confidence. We began the year learning … Continue reading

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A New Season and a New Beginning

It is a new year. A new beginning. A beautiful, new season filled with images of snowflakes, sledding, crackling fires and hot chocolate.  We are all coming back from our holiday break, and I know there are a multitude of … Continue reading

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