Some of the lessons I presented were abstract long division, parts of a woody stem, other types of stems, gender nouns, the food chain, math facts, polygons, introduction to the leaf, types of lines, parts of a line, verb charades, singular and plural nouns, parts of a leaf, felting, multiples, rhythm sticks, and the crust, mantle, and core…
We have been talking quite a bit lately at school about reading, writing and screens. Over the past 16 years of teaching and especially in the last five years, I have seen a significant change in the way that children are processing language in both reading and writing…
…One thing I’ve noticed has stayed constant over the years. That is the children’s desire to learn. They continue to have a great thirst for knowledge and understanding. They still want to find out why and to make discoveries for themselves. I know that together as a team we can help them satisfy this great curiosity about the world!
October 2, 2018 Dear Bergamo Community, My name is Cole Arnold and I am a student in the San Gabriel class. I’m forming a team for S.F.B.F.S (Sacramento Food Bank and Family… Read More
Mealtimes are a celebrated part of human culture and a major part of our day. We strive to help children develop mindfulness around eating, courteous manners, and tidy habits.
I bet that you have noticed that many of our children are now using the phrase “NO” whenever asked to complete a task.
One of our Lower Elementary traditions is Halloween Heroes. These are small oral reports presented in the first person by each student portraying a chosen hero.
We are working hard learning the countries of North America. Our new song and map have been so fun to work with. We are learning a new poem, too!
Last week the children came ready to work. They received new lessons, we read fun books, and sang some of our favorite songs.
Sometimes I write a list of the lesson that were given so that you can get a glimpse into what’s been going on. Each child has not received each of these lessons, nor have I listed them all.