Kindergarden Canvas

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle

Update

on May 14, 2013

Sorry for the delay in posts. I’ve been spending my spare time mastering a new app in order to create a digital book for the Welcome to Kindergarten orientation. (I spent the Pro D on Friday working on the book.)

Jewel wasps have really captured division 10’s attention. I’ve done map work with the class in order that they understand that the Jewel Wasp lives in Africa and Asia.

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Students are internalizing the concept that insects have compound eyes.

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I’ve notice that kids are getting excited when they recognize sight words and tricky chunks. Recently en
route to the play ground a couple of students stopped and shared their learning:

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Hopefully your child is pointing out to you what he/she knows.

In Math I have been reviewing how to print numerals. We have been working on creating math sentences.

We are currently studying the art if Marc Chagall. We’ve done some sketches. In Thursday we will paint with watercolours. I’ll be sure to take some photos and post to the blog.

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