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Our Pattern Pictures

This week, we connected with our partner classroom, the Oak Lake Community School Kindergarten class, via video call.  After a quick review of the student-generated guidelines for a great video call from last week, we focused on a patterning lesson.  … Continue reading

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Our Pigeon Passion Spreads!

Since both Mrs. Caldwell and I are looping up with our students this year, we have the benefit of resuming our collaboration this year with students who already know each other. Since my class has been working diligently to publish … Continue reading

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One Hour, No Power

We have been working on reducing our energy consumption through the One Hour, No Power challenge as part of our Classroom Energy Diet.  Students in my class chose to aim for 10 hours without power to achieve the highest level … Continue reading

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Students Reflect on our Olympics Project

                   

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Olympics Project: Building Knowledge of our Olympic Athletes

We’ve made some exciting connections with athletes through social media, which has led to further Olympics inquiry.  Once we’d learned about pairs skaters Paige & Rudi, hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser and skeleton racer Mellisa Hollingsworth, we were excited to find … Continue reading

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Olympics Postcards are Designed!

My Grade 1 students have continued to work with Mrs. Caldwell’s Oak Lake Kindergarten class to learn about the Olympics.  Many students have done research at home with their families and made guest blog posts sharing their findings.  We have … Continue reading

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Olympics Project: The Momentum Continues

As I explained in my most recent post, my students and their families have really taken ownership of our Olympics project and they have been working on research at home.  More students came this morning with information to create their … Continue reading

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