Monthly Archives: December 2013

Holiday extensions for learning

During the holidays you might be able to fit in some learning into regular family activities. Here is a list of ideas that your family might find useful over the holidays. 1. Go for a walk in a forest. Check … Continue reading

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Shoe inquiry leads to creations of new winter items for our dolls

As you may recall, our students created shoes for the dolls in our home center. Miss Sita and I learned a lot about the skills the students needed in order to move forward. We saw they needed more sewing instruction, … Continue reading

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Global Read aloud

Today we had the opportunity of listening to the story The Adventures of Taxi Dog There is a program called Skype in the Classroom. I indicated an interest in having a visitor read aloud to our class. Today Peggy Conlin … Continue reading

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Ten Blocks Tall

We have been working on understanding measurement terms such as bigger than, small than, about the same, shorter and taller. We have also discussed different ways to measure items. We have used foam shapes, shoes, ribbons, string and handprints. This … Continue reading

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