Monthly Archives: April 2017

SOLE HOPE!

I love the way these World Changers get things done!  We worked together to make a difference in Uganda today.  It happened to be Kid President’s challenge #74… “Make something awesome.”  We used jeans and fabric to draw each part needed to … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Look how much our plants grew!  Happy Earth Day! Our “Before” Picture: As their plants grew these pirates measured their plants and recorded their information in their journals. They loved watching the roots each day! For fun I added their faces … Continue reading

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A Nature Walk with our Pre-K buddies

I am so proud of these pirates and the way they shine their lights for Pre-K students.  Today we went on a nature walk looking for items on list the Pre-K teacher asked them to find.  I loved watching the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Pirate!

Happy Birthday Matey!! Aarrgh!

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Learning with PEEPS!

It turns out that these little Peeps make learning even more fun.  We spent time learning about graphing and making fractions with Peeps and then doing a STEAM activity in which they built a “Peep Palace” for Peep! “PEEP Palace” … Continue reading

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We LOVE math…inspired by these math gurus!

We had some amazing mathematicians that not only know how to teach math to kids, but how to INSPIRE kids to LOVE math.  Graham Fletcher creates many of the 3 Act math tasks that we do.  The crew had a … Continue reading

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On Top of the World!

This is such a fun way to learn about speech bubbles! The crew got to write about their favorite ways they like changing the world!  Past pirates who are now in 4th grade helped paint the world.

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T.O.Y. Visitors Today

T.O.Y. stands for Teacher of the Year and it was awesome to have two amazing Teachers of the Year visit our ship of learning today!  Jessica Solano is Teacher of the Year for the state of Florida and Laurie Zentz … Continue reading

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Lemon Cupcake Day!

Wrinkled noses and curious faces were seen on board today when the crew discovered that their Captain LOVES lemon cupcakes.  Some were worried that I had ruined my perfectly good birthday treat.  Once the “party” started at recess and they … Continue reading

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Full S.T.E.A.M ahead- Textured Fireworks!

Today we did a collaborative S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) activity with our gifted/blended 1st-5th grade classes.  Each multi-age group worked together to gather supplies, mix two concentrated solutions with table salt and Epsom salt, and then create their own … Continue reading

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