New Life Science Unit: Animals!

Today we kicked off our new Life Science unit. We will be studying animals around the world! My mind never really stops teaching: while I was scuba diving in Mexico I was graced with several sea turtle sightings. 60 feet under water, classroom lessons starting forming in my brain. My own ideas, paired with our […]

April Harvest of the Month: Cucumbers!

Dear Parents, Just like kids, cucumbers come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. This month we will explore this delicious and nutritious vegetable (fruit?)! Often when I introduce a topic, I complete a “KWL” chart with the students. They tell what they Know about the topic, and then what they Want to know. After the unit, they share what […]