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  • Learning Through Play: Math Games (Work Places)

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 9/14/2019

    At the beginning of the year, kindergarten students are introduced to mathematical thinking through exploration and play.  Each day, students go to Work Places, which are math centers, where they play various math games and use manipulatives. 



    In the picture above, students are building with Polydrons.



    Here students are building and counting with Unifix cubes.  



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  • Kindergarten Labs

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 1/29/2019

    As a part of the EL Curriculum, students took part in daily labs during our weather module. 


    Imagine lab: Students are seen storyboarding a weather story.


    Research Lab: Students research and write weather words.


    Create Lab: Students are painting a landscape and character dressed for the weather.


    Engineer Lab: Students are building weatherproof shelters. 


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  • 7 Habits Song

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 11/20/2018

    Today the students practiced Habit 3 from the 7 Habits of Happy Kids.  They were very proud of the song they learned to "Put first things first."  



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  • Kindergarten Adventure

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 10/10/2018

    Kindergarten students enjoyed their first adventure of the year at the Old Kettle Campground where they focused on improving balance, flexibility, and perseverance.  Students practiced balancing in the sand while stretching, balancing rocks during rock stacking, and slacklining.




    sand 2


    sand 3

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  • Sorting Toys Using Attributes

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 10/1/2018

    Today students sorted classroom toys using different attributes including color, size, texture, and shape.




    sort 2


    sort 3

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  • Building Numbers 1 - 5

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 9/18/2018

    Students practiced building numbers 1 -5 using different combinations.









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  • Students Sorted Words and Letters

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 9/12/2018

    Today students practiced letter and word identification by sorting each into the right category.











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  • Bridge Building in Kindergarten

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 9/11/2018

    On the second day of kindergarten, students practiced thinking creatively and using problem-solving skills to get their gingerbread man across the water.  


    Building Bridge


    Bridge Building


    Bridge Building






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  • Fractions on the Number Line

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 4/10/2018
    Today Ms. Munds' classroom learned about plotting fractions on the number line.  First, the class plotted points on a string number line from 0 to 1 and counted 4 equal spaces and partitioned it into fourths.  Then students played a fraction number line matching game where the analyzed the number line and found the corresponding fraction.  
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  • Peter Pan Play

    Posted by Caroline Munds on 3/28/2018

    This evening 3rd-grade students took part in a wonderful adaptation of J.M. Barry's play about Peter Pan.  These students showed so much effort and should feel an immense sense of accomplishment. 


    peter pan play




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