the creation of our number chart…

In order to create a classroom environment that truly represents the children who are present each day in our room and made up my Grade Two class, we decided to create our learning materials using the loose parts gathered from their beautiful things. (Check out my post and how you can start gathering “beautiful things” … [Read more…]

animals in the winter project…

It was about this time of year, last fall, when my Kindergarten class took the journey into their learning of habitat, hibernation, and bears. I wanted to share their learning process that I documented in the classroom. We began our inquiry into the lives of animals during winter, by studying our first PWIM (Picture Word … [Read more…]

what are legacy pieces and how can they create community…

I first learned about legacy pieces while visiting a colleagues preschool classroom. I was inquiring about a beautiful work of art that was hanging from her classroom ceiling, admiring the beading that the children had done. This piece of work, was something that her students added to at the beginning of each year and served … [Read more…]