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For this week we thought we would discuss a small but very important area in our classroom, the Peace Corner. We have set aside this small part of our room and created a peaceful place.  We have decorated the area, and we use it for reflection, recharging, letting go of worries or stress, and to...
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On Thursday morning, we ventured to Fremont, Ohio to tour the museum and grounds of the Rutherford B. Hayes Memorial.  We had a wonderful time learning about our 19th President.  We learned about Albert Bierstadt: an artist who was a friend of President Hayes and his wife Lucy.  He worked quite a bit with symmetrical...
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The pin maps have been introduced to the third year students. This is a geography work that allows students to locate states, cities, countries, capitals, land and water forms. The students are really taking an interest in discovering the specific areas on the maps. This work offers a great practice of organization, focus and patience....
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We have had a boot-scootin’ good time this week. The whole school seemed to really enjoy Montessori Education Week with the Wild West theme.  This week our 3rd year students spent a morning with the upper elementary class to experience life as a 4th year. If you have any questions about this experience, please ask....
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                                                            We have had a busy but exciting week in our classroom.  The third year along with the Upper Elementary students were invited to visit at...
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This has been an interesting week with all this crazy weather.  We hope that all of you have been able to stay safe and warm.  We are thankful we were able to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the students on Wednesday.  They enjoyed several activities, treats, and a movie to end our day.  They also used...
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This has been a wonderfully busy week.  As the year progresses, the students have mastered several new concepts and are becoming stronger in their ability to plan their day and manage their time. The students have enjoyed some new individual lessons in the math and language areas as they show us that they are ready...
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BURR! This was a very cold week.  Hopefully, you all stayed warm and cozy in your houses. It was a short week in the classroom, but we celebrated 100 Days of school on Tuesday.  While some used their creative sides to show 100 items, we also discussed the many things we have done 100 times...
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We hope you enjoyed your three day snowed in weekend.  The students had lots of fun snow stories to talk about. This week our 3rd year have received some 3rd year specific lessons and activities.  They have begun working on their decanomial.  This is an activity that covers their multiplication tables through 10 with the...
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