1-2 Learning Center

We are grateful.

We are grateful.

Gratefulness is in the crisp (and very cold) air. We’re grateful for our parents who are so supportive and helpful. We are grateful for our students who teach us, challenge us and entertain us daily.  We are grateful to our colleagues who encourage us. And, we are grateful for all the parents who helped with El Tioga on Friday. We could not make this happen without your help. Also, thank you all for helping your children…

Read More

Dashing into November

*Photos to come* We crossed the October finish line with a big week that included the Monster Dash and conferences.  We are thankful that we were able to meet with so many of you to discuss your children’s progress and goals.  It feels great to be able to meet with families for conferences and we appreciate you taking the time.  We feel that it is very important work to create a stronger home – school…

Read More

We have been in school for 41 days!

We have been in school for 41 days!

Every morning during the Morning Show, we count the number of days we have been in school. We have to admit that it doesn’t seem like 41 days already, but here we are — already at the end of October. We had another busy week. The week started with First Graders getting measured by the Fourth Grade math class. Amanda from Focused Kids came Tuesday and Wednesday to teach the kids more about how their…

Read More

A busy week in the 1/2!

A busy week in the 1/2!

This week in the 1/2 was a whirlwind of activity!  Ask your child about: Reading the book, No Rules for Michael and thinking about what a day without rules would be like in our classroom. Dr. Bruce’s science experiment: Following the scientific method, ROY G BIV, ultraviolet light, and special science beads. Mindfulness and what it feels like to be in our bodies. Feel your feet on the ground! Who is Guard Dog? And what does Guard…

Read More

Rolling into a blustery October

Rolling into a blustery October

This week we debriefed Outdoor Ed. What was hard? “It was cold!  When my mom left. The bus ride.” What was fun? “Free play. Elves and Fairy Trees.  S’mores. What did we learn? “That I can sleep in a tent without my parents. I like peanut butter and jelly. That tree bark can be bright pink.” We learned to take down a tent and pack it up. We helped to carry the tents and other…

Read More