I am not certain we qualify as true scientists, but hey. We finished the project. We’ve come up with some results and a ton of more questions. So the seeds in compost grew the best. Worm castings and potting soil were 2nd and 3rd respectively. However neither of the runners up were spectacular at all. … Continue reading Tomato experiment
I am all about the class coming up with solutions. Even if I regret that decision later. I expressed to the kids my concern with worms being in the castings. They agreed and came up with a solution; pick them out! Of course they would come up with that idea. So we had our K4 … Continue reading Ok now we wait…
The 2018-19 school year is certainly underway. I’ve met most of my students yesterday and today. I’m really excited about getting into the books and getting these little people after their goals. Tomorrow is our true first day of class. Can’t wait to let the chase begin. Continue reading Let the chase begin!
I am going to write more on this over the week. I met most of my students and their parents last week. This is going to be a lot of fun. This group just seems like a really fun group of students. The support system this school has is amazing. Everyone seems to know the … Continue reading The countdown is almost over
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I am enjoying this school year. This class is the best that I’ve ever had in my years of teaching. I’ve never had so many students in one class that want to learn. Even the few that are off task aren’t horribly off task. This has been a great school year. To say that I’m … Continue reading Why I lowered all my tables in my class
I’ve been talking about changing the homework in my class for a while. I am almost ready to reveal the (hopefully) finished product. My students have been pretty good at reading and building their stamina. I think this is going to be a real boost to their understanding of the reading process, comprehension and overall … Continue reading Almost ready for the reveal