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Hello. We have enjoyed the nice weather this week. Allergy season is in full affect. Please be mindful of this when checking your child’s health before sending them to school. We will continue to check temperatures and remind students of healthy habits. We have changed our history study to Composers and Artists. We took a virtual...
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Spring is finally here and the lower elementary classroom is blooming with new work on the shelves for the students to explore! This week, two new units were introduced to students. On the Math Unit shelf we have transitioned from rounding and estimation to fractions. Though learning about fractions can be a challenging concept to...
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This week in the lower elementary classroom, we have been working on finishing our units of Estimation in Math  and Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms, in Language. We also introduced a new part of speech, the adverb.  The lesson of the adverb describes it as being bossy and telling the verb what to do. Walk slowly. ...
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We are grateful that we were able to attend The Montessori Event.  This is an annual event where thousands of Montessori advocates from around the world gather virtually and attend live workshops and discussion groups, on-demand content, keynotes and more.  As teachers, we continue our education to improve our teaching skills.  This two-day event was very...
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This week we are working on rounding and estimating numbers on our Math Unit shelf.  Children are taking numbers and rounding them to the nearest 10’s, 100’s and 1000’s place. Fudge, Early Childhood West’s classroom pet, helped us to observe a live mammal during our lesson. We are now studying mammals for Zoology. Students are...
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Happy Montessori Education Week! This week was filled with school spirit and all about the theme, Six Feet Apart but Together in Heart! Though this school year has been very different in many ways, the MSBG community continues to work together to spread love and peace throughout the school. During this special week the school,...
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We want to thank you for taking the time to meet with us last week for conferences.  Remember, if you ever have questions, contact us via email and we will get back to you as soon as we can.  We want to continue to work together to help your child succeed. The snow storm was...
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Even though it was a short week, there was still a lot happening in the classroom. Students are focusing on completing a work cycle each day. We had a new geometry lesson on the study of triangles and continue writing personal narratives in writer’s workshop. Each student got to decorate a bag for Valentine’s Day...
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We got some snow and the children really enjoyed playing outside. We strongly encourage each child to dress for the weather. We will go outside if the temperature is above 15 degrees. Please help your child to remember snow pants, boots, gloves and to wear socks. In the classroom we have added a new part...
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We cannot believe that the school year is already half way through! The students are continuing to learn new things every day and remain working hard in the classroom. This week the students were introduced to a couple of new units. For Word Study, students are practicing putting words in alphabetical order and received a...
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