k/1 Weekly Newsletter – May 29, 2020

May 29th, 2020

Dear k/1 families, Unit of Inquiry – How the World Works This week students in k/1 created their final projects of the unit, How the World Works.  After two weeks of experiments learning about how balls and ramps work together, the children created their own balls and ramps systems.  First, they gathered materials from around Read More »

K/1 Weekly Newsletter – May 22, 2020

May 22nd, 2020

Dear k/1 families, Unit of Inquiry – How the World Works This week K/1 classes continued our year long unit, How the World Works, with experiences related to the physics of balls and ramps. Our students did research on the properties of balls, such as material, size, and whether it could roll or bounce. We Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – May 15, 2020

May 15th, 2020

Dear k/1 families,   Unit of Inquiry – Sharing the Planet This week k/1 students concluded our unit of inquiry, Sharing the Planet, and conducted science experiments to learn about water pollution.  They shared advice for preventing water pollution and also tips for conserving this limited resource. Here are some more unit of inquiry questions Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 5-1-2020

May 1st, 2020

Dear k/1 families, We are so impressed with all of the great work our k/1 students and families are doing with the remote learning experiences.  Thank you! New Unit of Inquiry – Sharing the Planet Students in K/1 continued to explore our new unit of inquiry, Sharing the Planet, with games, experiments, and activities with Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – April 24, 2020

April 24th, 2020

Dear k/1 families, We are so impressed with all of the great work our k/1 students and families are doing with the remote learning experiences.  Thank you! New Unit of Inquiry – Sharing the Planet This week k/1 students began to explore the concepts of Sharing the Planet, a new unit of inquiry with the following central Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 4/17/2020

April 17th, 2020

Dear k / 1 families, We are very pleased with the participation of k/1 students in our remote learning program.   In our daily meetings, it is fun to spend some time together and share learning.  We also appreciate seeing the learning that students are sharing with each other in FlipGrid related to the daily assignments. Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – April 10, 2020

April 10th, 2020

Dear k/1 families, This week students and teachers in k/1 continued “working from home” in their remote learning program.  Teachers are very grateful for the parents and caretakers for helping children with these remote learning experiences.  We enjoy interacting with them in our circles  and in guided reading lessons. We are also enjoying watching the Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 4/3/2020

April 3rd, 2020

Dear k/1 families, Thank you so much for your patience and open minds during our first week of remote learning! We are all learning how to use these tools and discovering how great they are but that they also can present technical issues or be confusing at first. Here are a few tips based on Read More »

k/1 Weekly Newsletter – 3/25/2020

March 25th, 2020

Dear K/1 families, We hope that you enjoyed your Spring Break and had time to rest and have fun with family. This week we so dearly miss all of our students in K/1 and wish we could meet in person as usual.  However, during this time of social distancing, we teachers would like to continue Read More »

K/1 Weekly Newsletter – March 6, 2020

March 6th, 2020

Hello K/1 Families, Unit of Inquiry This week in K/1 classes, our students finished our unit How We Express Ourselves by creating  wonderful final projects that demonstrated artistic expression in diverse ways. Each student chose the form of art they feel allows them to express their ideas and feelings.  After that they planned, created and Read More »

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