Every first grader begins the day by reading the morning message with a teacher, practicing their literacy and using text to learn about the day. After that, anything can happen.
One day they might be in writers’ workshop, learning how to enjoy and create different kinds of writing, how to give and receive constructive feedback, and how to revise for clarity and power. Or they might explore two- and three-dimensional geometry and how shapes relate to numbers. Or they may find themselves learning to master a new set of hand tools in wood shop.
Interdisciplinary study units bring together art, science, writing, math, and technology to help children develop an understanding of where food comes from and how it’s made, the intricacies of ecosystems, and more. Throughout it all, there is a heavy emphasis on having a good time, teaching the most important lesson of all–that learning is really, really fun.Inquire