Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Global Read Aloud Project: The Year of Billy Miller

  We are thrilled to be connecting with classes all over the world for the global collaboration project called The Global Read Aloud. We will be sharing our learning around the picture books by the author Amy Krause Rosenthal, author of our beloved classroom book, “!“, as … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear It for Growth Mindset!

Hip, Hip, Hurray! We began our homework this week, and we are reminding ourselves that we need to have a growth mindset when sitting down to do it each day. That means we are learning how to have a positive attitude … Continue reading

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Whoever You Are

We learned that peace begins with each one of us sharing acts of kindness with our friends, our family and the world. We also learned that peace spreads when we focus on all the things we have in common: our … Continue reading

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Peace Begins With Me

Today is The International Day of Peace. People all around the world are stopping to remind themselves that we are just one world, and we should all live together in peace. We also want to remind ourselves that every act … Continue reading

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It’s A Book

We have been very busy learning how we will be reading and writing through blogging. We are a participating in a global collaboration project called The Student Blogging Challenge in which students and classes from around the world are joining together to work on improving their writing through blogging. … Continue reading

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Hip, Hip, Hurray! It’s Watermelon Day!

We celebrated Watermelon Day last Friday, and were grateful for a full day of watermelon activities. We know that fresh fruit is a healthy choice to include in the foods we eat daily. We learned that fruit has important vitamins and minerals that … Continue reading

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Let’s Start Paddling

Building new friendships has to be the greatest thing about coming back to school. We took time to share about summer break and the fun we all had, and of course, we had to share some other important details about … Continue reading

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