Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Adding Negative Numbers

Write a word problem that involves adding a negative number. Solve the problem using a classroom strategy and explain your method.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Another Great Trip to Bournedale

With Project Adventure, shark dissections, touch tanks and coastal ecology to fill our days and ice cream, magic and fun to fill our nights, it's no wonder we had a blast yet again.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Prism Power

As we start off science this year, students are encouraged to think like scientists. Scientists wonder, think, research and more. The children are being given problems to solve, facts to prove or challenges to pose. As we begin to explore the ideas of live science, the children become the scientists. In our first scientific exploration, we try to determine what happens to light when it goes through a prism and then why it did what it did. Be sure to ask your children what they know about light so far.

Light is energy.
Light travels in straight lines
Light can be reflected or absorbed.
White light is made up of Roy G. Biv.

What Do School Rules Mean to You?

What Do classroom rules mean? Well, let's see. We created a list of rules and decided on categories. These categories became the overarching rules for 202. And the individual actions became the "How Tos".  

Decimal Comparison Word Problems

This week, try your hand at writing and solving a word problem that includes comparing three different decimals and placing them in numerical order. Make sure your word problem makes sense.