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2nd graders teach coding to kindergarteners
  • Learning

Given the fact that students in 2nd grade are being asked to participate in that digital world without the direct oversight of their teachers as they complete their homework, we needed to ensure our 2nd grade digital citizenship curriculum prepared students for that responsibility.

  • 2nd Grade
  • Lower Division
  • Technology
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The Frida Kahlo dress
  • Learning

The Goldfish and Starfish embarked on a study of Frida Kahlo. They learned about her artistic life, where she was from and about her love for making self-portraits. Our pre-K curriculum already incorporates self-portraits, so this was the perfect way to connect the study of Frida Kahlo to a familiar theme.

  • Art
  • Arts
  • Early Learning Center
  • Immersion
  • Pre-K
  • Pre-Kindergarten
  • Spanish
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Digital Citizenship Curriculum
  • Learning

Digital citizenship is an effort to explicitly teach students how to act responsibly, safely and respectfully in our digital world. This year, we began an effort to both explicitly teach these skills to our Lower Division grades at the start of the year and also weave these concepts throughout all we do for the rest of the school year.

  • 1st Grade
  • Digital Literacy
  • Lower Division
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Pre-K student helping to clean up park
  • Learning

This past year, the Purple Fish and Birds classes had the opportunity to learn more about the parks that we have around our neighborhood and how they are taken care of.

  • Early Learning Center
  • Pre-Kindergarten
  • World Course
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Watch Us Grow
  • Learning

The Puma and Jaguar kindergarten students know all about growing! Not only are they growing as readers, writers, mathematicians, community members and friends, they are also growing their very own seeds. Recently, they planted lima bean and pinto bean seeds in the Outdoor Classroom.

  • Early Learning Center
  • Kindergarten
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