With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many of us will be spending more time in the kitchen than usual. And what better excuse than that to include our children alongside us while we prepare the delicious food we will serve to our family and guests! Today, Sophie Andre, a wonderful Lower Elementary Aide (who also teaches French to … Continue reading “In the Kitchen with Children”
Recess. The word alone may bring back vivid childhood memories — the sounds of happy screeching, yelling, and laughter, the feeling of the breeze on your face as you ran as fast as your legs could carry you while your friends chased you, the experience of trying to catch your breath from a fit of … Continue reading “Why Kids Need Recess”
The contrarian is best defined as a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion, someone who challenges or goes against the usual. For parents, it is the child who questions or challenges everything: from the rules of the household to the clothing the parent deems appropriate for weather or special occasion. It is the child who … Continue reading “The Role of the Contrarian in the Lower Elementary Classroom”
One last enthralling, educational adventure for the summer!
What do you say?
Are you up for it?
Give your children a chance to imagine what it would have been like to live here a thousand years ago!
A Cahokia Mounds share from LE Directress, Mrs. Anna Schwind
Building solid brain architecture