1-2 Learning Center

A fantastic ODE!

A fantastic ODE!

This week was all about ODE! We completed our books about what we expected ODE to be like. We created our Intention Flags…we hung them with pride at our campsite! Our circles focused on ODE and what we were looking most forward to on our trip. Students worked on choosing a menu for ODE. Outdoor Edna visited the classroom during math time and shared some of the items she was considering bringing on our trip…a…

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A lot of fun and learning packed into 4 beautiful fall days

A lot of fun and learning packed into 4 beautiful fall days

  We’re four weeks in and really hitting our stride. Here’s a brief recap of the week: For Mindful Monday, we shared with a partner about what brings us joy. We experienced a very successful fire drill on Monday. We worked on the final draft of peer interviews for our Important Book. We talked about our intentions for the year and made a rough draft of our intention flags. We started talking about our upcoming…

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Cool mornings and hot days filled with lots of learning!

Cool mornings and hot days filled with lots of learning!

This past week in the 1/2 Learning Center: We studied the CCS Compass more in depth.  (Responsibility, Social Justice, Lifelong Learning, Community) During Mindful Monday with Lisa, we created a classroom contract that describes how we want our classroom to be.  All students signed the contract and we have it hanging in the room if you would like to stop by and see it. Students wrote their Social Studies and Science Goals for the Person,…

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A Four-Day Week Packed with Learning and Fun

A Four-Day Week Packed with Learning and Fun

It was only four days but, wow, were they were busy. We started out the week with some magic play-doh. It was white at the beginning and the legend is that if it changes color as it is kneaded and squished, it will be a fantastic year. And, what do you know? Everyone’s play-doh changed color, even Angie’s and mine! We also did some team-building activities with each other like trying to build the tallest…

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CCS Compass

First Week of 2018-19 in the Books!

Happy Weekend One-Two Families! We are so happy to report that the first week of the 2018-19 school year is in the books!  We had a great week of learning, sharing, creating, and getting to know our new classroom and community.  Some of the highlights were learning about one another in our talking circle, naming our talking owl…meet Bob McMuffin, enjoying our greater community in our first All School Meeting, enjoying chives from the Garden…

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