Monthly Archives: January 2017

Happy Birthday!

Today we celebrated these two cute pirates!  Happy Birthday!!

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Happy 100 days of SCHOOL!

One hundred days of sailing together means that we are 100 days smarter and 100 days better friends and crew mates! When the crew arrived they could design any hat they wanted with 100 things on it and I was impressed by … Continue reading

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Timelines!

Here is the crew presenting their own timelines today.  I loved seeing the growth they have made in their presentation skills!  They were making eye contact, speaking up,  and also being good listeners when other pirates were presenting.  They asked good … Continue reading

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3D Shape fun!

The crew LOVED sorting food by their shapes.  They worked in groups identifying shapes by their attributes. Next, they sorted their food into 2D and 3D shapes.  They worked fabulously together and of course loved when it was time to eat! … Continue reading

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Find your LIGHT and shine!

Since the holiday break, the crew has been in the process of looking for their “light” to go shine on the world to make it more awesome. Since they are six and seven, they have plenty of time to find it, … Continue reading

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Empathy, Empathy!

The crew is excited about Kid President and the way he encourages them to be AWESOME everyday.  If you want to see a video of who your pirate might be talking about at home here is one of my favorites!   Watch Kid … Continue reading

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3 Act Math- Bright Idea

The crew was figuring out how many skittles fit into a light bulb in this challenge!  I noticed many started using tens and ones after learning the game “Banker-Customer” which helped them solve this one beautifully! They are becoming more … Continue reading

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Banker-Customer Math game

When it is time to add two digit numbers I’ve found this game makes it not only easy, but fun!  It is called, “Banker-Customer.”  They are practicing math, manners, and speaking skills at the same time.  Once pirates decide who … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today the crew and I want to remind everyone about the amazing world changer, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and ALL the LOVE he shared.  The crew enjoyed learning about him and how much he impacted our world.  One pirate said, … Continue reading

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Pringle Ringle

Our Three Act math challenge was figuring out how many Pringles it took to make the “Pringle Ringle” in the video they saw.  The crew wrote down what they noticed and what they wondered and figured out what information they … Continue reading

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