Carbondale Community School

Walk to School Day October 7

National Walk to School Day is this Wednesday, October 7. Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day. It began in 1997 as a one-day event. Over time, this event has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school and a celebration – with record breaking participation – each October. Today, thousands of schools across America – from all 50…

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Choice!

Choice!

I loved teaching my first ‘Choice’ class Friday afternoon.  It was wonderful getting to know students on a different level than I do when teaching PE.  Francie and I are teaching an art in nature/hiking course.  We started by exploring the images of Andy Goldsworthy, a renowned artist who creates beautiful art, using nature as his medium. Next, we walked down to the river via Satank and made some art of our own.  The kids…

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River Observations with the Roaring Fork Conservancy

River Observations with the Roaring Fork Conservancy

        Ask your child about… Going on a nature walk and using our senses to discover ‘extraordinary’ things, then connecting those insights to the book of the week Something Extraordinary Documenting what our senses noticed on the dandelion worksheet Writing adjective-noun wishes for ourselves and illustrating Continuing to practice identifying and counting coins, learning the “touch point” method for determining coin value and adding coins-2nd grade Mathletics on Ipads, writing addition and…

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