Happy Pi Day
We had some fun with Circumference on Pi Day. Students left school learning why we call March 14th "Pi Day." After watching Sir Cumference and The Dragon of Pi, we explored Pi by measuring various circles around the room with string the size of the circle's diameter; confirming that the circumference is in fact three strings and one-seventh. The favorite activity of the day were soundscapes we created for the number Pi. We gave 3.14 sound. Here is what we came up with...
New Blog: Caught Rockin' Morning Meeting
Cluster Wide Morning Meeting is an initiative I started a few years ago in order to build community among our youngest learners at the Renaissance Charter School. The last Wednesday of every month students in grades K-5 convene in the auditorium for a brief 20-minute check in. More...
Math the Musical
The Dream Bubble
Our Elementary Students were asked: " What kind of World do you want to live in? We have come a long way since the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. But there is still a long way to go. Students thought of ways we could make our world a better place, and created images of their own dreams for the world. Through this art installation, look closely at the stained glass windows; peer out on the dream of our youngest TRCS students. For More...
The Moment the Bubble Inflated...
FIFTH GRADE ORIENTATION PICNIC
A Skype Conversation with Marilyn Burns
It was an honor having Marilyn Burns Skype with my third graders. Here is what we learned!
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