January 18, 2019

Day

This week in the classroom we are studying the first 19 presidents of the United States. We are learning about the White House and some of the monuments that can be seen in Washington D.C. We have also added a new unit on our science shelf. We are focusing on the weather, wind and air....
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The culture area is full of new and exciting work.  In Geography, we started the North America Unit.  This continent study will focus on the three main countries of this continent; Canada, Mexico and the USA.  This continent lies mostly in the Northern Hemisphere and is surrounded by three major oceans.  It stretches from the...
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This week’s highlights included: A visit from David FitzSimmons, who is an author Continued exploration with magnets Continued exploration with the Medieval Period
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Heraldry and Magnetic Poles This week we got a new history lesson. We learned about Medieval Heraldry, the coat of arms. The coat of arms are the symbols knights placed on their shield. Then we got in to our groups and started our kingdom’s coat of arms. We also got our science lesson on magnets....
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Exploring new geography work, art work, and food preparation were all focused on this week in early childhood. Pulling string cheese was a choice in practical life. This work allows children to prepare food as well as practice grace and courtesy. Also in practical life, students explored using a baster with water and learned the...
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Toddlers have enjoyed creating works of art at the easel and have been color matching. Children were introduced to yoga poses and enjoyed working with Miss Allyson with movement. We were excited to see snow on the ground!  Recent lessons have been putting on snow pants and using items that can be clipped! We were...
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In middle school, we have started our unit on genetics and have been studying many processes such as mitosis and meiosis. We are learning how organisms reproduce to pass on their traits, the genes that express those traits, and DNA. We have even been using the microscope to look at cells during mitosis and meiosis....
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Exploring new geography work, art work, and food preparation were all focused on this week in early childhood. Pulling string cheese was a choice in practical life. This work allows children to prepare food as well as practice grace and courtesy. Also in practical life, students explored using a baster with water and learned the...
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