/Early Education

Make-Your-Own “Fireworks”

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Faculty and Staff, Summer Story|

Can you make your own fireworks? We can. Señora Wellman showed us how in Spanish class. Here's what we did.     First, we saw that what she had in mind was to make the "fireworks" outdoors. We would parade out to the spot with our newly-made Olympic "banderas," our flags. [...]

What’s going on? Summer Days and Summer Scapes Preparations!

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Early Education|

What's going on? If you drive by, you'll see signs that It's almost time for Summer Days and Summer Scapes Programs to begin!   There are signs like this one that point the way to the office, the door with 3340 over it.   Here are signs that someone's been [...]

Are You Engaged?

2018-03-21T10:56:52+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Elementary, Faculty and Staff, Primary, Theory|

Engaged learning? What is it? Are the children and adults still engaged during the last weeks of the school year? Are they still interested? Still committed? Still involved? See what you think.   Interested?  Say, in the shaggy bark on the River Birch?   Committed---to helping us do things ourselves, [...]

Moving with Purpose and Precision

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Primary|

From the beginning of our days at school we are moving with purpose and precision. We build motor control, and with a little practice, can do almost anything!   Early in the morning, we can be found cutting paper towels for a hand washing activity or carefully folding tablecloths for lunch. Some [...]

Are You Learning Your ABC’s?

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Theory, Toddler|

Are you learning your ABC's? They are important for learning to read. And are you learning to read? Oh, yes. . .   . . . we are in Toddler Community, where we are A) Asking Questions,   B) turning pages in a book,   C) clapping our hands [...]