Lower Elementary North

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There are many life skills elementary students need to learn.  One that is very important to learn about is money.  This week we introduced our money unit.  According to the Ohio State Standards, first year students need to be able to identify coins by name and value.  Second and third year students need to be...
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We have just celebrated the 100th day of school, so that means we are half way through another year of learning.  As Montessori teachers we prepare our environment for the students and observe what choices they are making and where they may need guidance.  We are pleasantly pleased with the growth that our students have...
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On Tuesday, we celebrated the 100th Day of School.  We asked the students to wear 100 of something.  They wore Cheerios, Smarties, beads, pompoms, balloons, googly-eyes, paper clips, sprinkles, rubber bands, and Montessori words!  They were excited to share their creativity.  Some activities for the day included putting 100 words in ABC order, doing 100...
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Winter has finally arrived!!  This is a gentle reminder to check your child on the way out the door and make sure they have the proper attire for outdoor recess.  If temperatures are below 15 degrees we will stay indoors.  We are lucky to have the wooded area that provides some shelter, so teachers will...
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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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Happy New Year! It was nice coming back for a short week and getting reacquainted. The short week allowed us to ‘get back into the swing of things’ of remembering responsibilities, going over jobs, and work. Everyone seemed to be happy to be back. Our full week has us going over new Math lessons and...
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