It was game day and we did a short discussion on probability (jumping off from the word “probably”) and the options were: the MUCH. LOVED. Tenzi Blink (card game) Logic Dots (match written instructions to a visual creation of colored
Today we continued with math games… Sleeping Queens, Zeus on the Loose, Sushi Go, Tenzies, and Race to the Treasure. I asked them to start with a different game than they played last time, and they rolled with my request
We had some fun yesterday with Pascal’s triangle and finding patterns. All of the kids seemed to catch on to the patterning and then predicting what would be in the empty boxes. So then we messed with it and changed
Today we kept it light with some math games – Sleeping Queens, Zeus on the Loose, and Sushi Go. More to come!
Hibernation was our theme this week. We read the book “Over and Under the Snow” by Kate Messner. We decided to go with the bear theme and learned about how bears are omnivores similar to humans. We discussed what things bears
As Chris mentioned these tiny learners were quite cold. So, I switched gears a bit and decided to keep our lesson indoors. We began with a book “Lessons from Mother Earth” by Elaine McLeod. We discussed how we’ve learned about
We continued our symmetry exploration with symmetrical self portraits. There was a whoooole interesting range of reactions to this activity! We are looking forward to returning after break with some math games.
Today we talked about how science and math intersect in art… Two students play stringed instruments and one sings. We talked about how counting beats for notes is math and the vibration of strings and vocal chords is physics. We
Migration was our subject today. They voted on animals they wanted to learn more about. Then we read parts of “Migration: Incredible Animal Journeys” by Mike Unwin. After each excerpt we read, we acted out how those animals migrate, traveling
Today we were hunting for patterns! Attached is a blank sheet that students worked on today plus a picture of my “starter” (which I actually did NOT give them to start with!) This is actually super fun with all ages,