1-2 Learning Center

Arcade Opening and Portfolio Night

Arcade Opening and Portfolio Night

Last week was all about getting our portfolios ready for presentation and the opening of the The Sun Arcade. We spent the early part of the week getting our portfolios updated and ready for presentation. If you were not able to come on portfolio night and would like to come another time to see your child’s portfolio, please let us know and we will arrange a time. The Sun Arcade opened Thursday night. We’re still…

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Snowshoeing, Arcade Building, Valentine’s Day, the 100th Day of School and Big Event Choice!

Snowshoeing, Arcade Building, Valentine’s Day, the 100th Day of School and Big Event Choice!

It seems like we say this every week but last week was the busiest by far. On Monday, we rode the gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain to go snowshoeing with ACES. It was cold and windy but the ACES instructors kept us all moving while talking about winter animal habitats. After lunch, Cary from the Aspen Mountain Ski Patrol talked to us about skier safety. She even allowed Greta to set off the…

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Gearing up for another busy week! 100th Day, Valentine’s Day, Big Event Choice!

*Apologies for lack of pictures! We have so many great ones but were unable to get them to load on our program this week.  We will send them out via email or try to insert them in the blog on Monday. Ask your child about… Meeting with our arcade game “teams” and sharing our ideas with the class. Playing in the snow on Wednesday at recess! Writing – sharing and writing about our collections…identifying our…

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A Double-Edged Field Trip and a busy week

A Double-Edged Field Trip and a busy week

We started the week off with a field trip to Aspen where we visited Rynos Arcade for an authentic arcade experience to kick off our cardboard arcade project. The students played a few retro games like Pac-Man, Foosball, shuffleboard and pinball as well some newer video games and the ever popular claw machine. It was a lot of fun and the kids are bursting with ideas for their games. After the arcade, we walked back…

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Integrating technology!

Integrating technology!

                                                                      Ask your child about… Community share time: sharing one word to describe our day Reading aloud Brighty for Doodle Book Doing a science experiment with Dr. Bruce the Science Moose (scientific method) Showing what we know about data, surveys, and…

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