Know Thyself

My perspective on how the kids are learning and their attitudes about school is one thing; their own thoughts is quite another. Around this time of year, I always have the kids complete a little Self-Assessment to gain insight into …

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Winter is when…

To finish off the week, here are some snippets of our latest class book.  Can you tell which page belongs to a little girl enamoured with Rapunzel? Have a lovely, cozy, wintery-warm weekend.

Zero is the Leaves on the Tree

This is such a lovely little read. Now that we’ve officially started learning about Addition, Zero is the Leaves on the Tree, written by Betsy Franco and illustrated by Shino Arihara, is the perfect book to get kids thinking about …

The Year of the Dragon

A very, happy Chinese Lunar New Year! We helped usher in the year of our fire-breathing friend by making these dragons on parade.  They were lovely hanging from the light fixtures in our classroom but because they set off the …

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(images:  Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, via Vogue India)