Today was a blast and so sweet. At the end of the day we gave thanks. Responses from the children, “Thank you to the whole class for working hard.” “Thank you to the whole class for being kind.”
Thanks again for going the extra mile this month with overseeing Valentine creation and taking the time to fill out the survey.
Two Marrone community members a day have been visiting the toddlers. They come back to the classroom with smiles on their faces and they often share what they helped with: serving lunch, pulling up pants, playing ball, reading aloud, blowing bubbles….
Geography paper maps, independent creative writing inspired by a variety of writing lessons, follow-up work on lessons about the Composition of the Earth and the second Timeline of Humans, Zoology work on Parts of a Bee, and Racks and Tubes are just some examples of the children’s work choices.
We are now offering lunches delivered by Selland’s Market.
Dear Parents – It was so great to have so many visitors to our social yesterday afternoon. The children really love having you in the classroom and are always so excited to… Read More
You and your children can look forward to a rotating – each week will be different! – menu of nutritious, wholesome, but still temptingly delicious foods. Sylvia will be creating each meal from scratch!
A Montessori work cycle is an uninterrupted block of time. During this time children are able to explore the prepared environment and engage with materials of their own choosing. The time is meant to give them opportunities to enjoy the work they love, while also cultivating basic life skills.
This is my favorite time of year in the classroom. The children are always happy to be back and are chomping at the bit to get back to work. By now, everyone knows the routines and systems and they can get down to some serious business! As a result, I am able to spend lots of time on new lessons, working on basic skills and one-on-one time for reading and individual meetings.