Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana

December 9th, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, In class last week we have been finding that we have a lot in common with other families.  Preschoolers have been making connections between their families and others.  Una conexión might be represented with a bead or a hand held in circle. One of the things we enjoy doing with our families is going to Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 12-6-19

December 6th, 2019

Dear preschool parents, As we approach the end of our Family Unit, we are reflecting on all the concepts we have learned about in class:  Function, Connection & Change.  Students made family connections in class by observing similarities and differences between their families and family experiences “my family likes to go to the beach too”, “I Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 11-22-19

November 25th, 2019

Dear preschool parents- Please remember that there is NO SCHOOL Wed. 11/27- Fri. 11/29.   Thanksgiving break is just around the corner and some students are taking vacations with their families.  This is a good opportunity to make “conexiones” with other families and talk about our extended family.  We asked students in circle “Que te gusta hacer con Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 11-8-19

November 9th, 2019

Queridos padres, This week we have switched our focus from change to responsibility through our line of inquiry: How we share responsibilities in our family.  We asked students questions like “Quien lava la ropa?“-who washes the clothes in your family?, “Quien cocina?“-who does the cooking in your family? “Quien lava los platos?” who washes the Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana

November 9th, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, Reminder: no school Monday and conferences next week. We have the visit of our reading buddies this week! 4/5 graders were great connecting and getting to know their reading partner. We’ll keep meeting with this special friends every month. Thanks to all the parents who sent the photos to prepare our Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 11-1-19

November 3rd, 2019

Queridos padres! Wow! what a fun and exciting week we had: New centers, Halloween, reading buddies and Dia de los Muertos! We continue to explore “familias” in circle conversations and in centers. This week we focused on cambio– change- in the family unit. We asked students “Como ha cambiado tu familia?” in small groups.  Students talked Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana 10/24/19

October 25th, 2019

Dear Preschool Parents, The class began a new unit by exploring their own families and the responsibilities of people in families.  Preschoolers drew small figures to represent the members of their families and put cut out figures together linked with hearts to represent their families and how they take care of each other.  We will continue to investigate Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 10-25-19

October 25th, 2019

Dear preschool parents, We have started our new unit: WWA- who we are- the FAMILY unit! This week we had a few provocations in class.  One of the provocations was the baby photos you sent- thank you for that! Students were fascinated to try to guess who was the baby in the photo and then Read More »

Preschool Notes from Jairo, Fabiola and Diana. 10/11/19

October 11th, 2019

Dear Preschool Parents, Using the central idea for our current unit: “The way we express and reflect on our feelings affects ourselves and others” we’ve been extensively reflecting and talking about our feelings every day,  we question How do you feel today? Why do you feel that way? Do you think you are we going Read More »

Las notas de Belen, Sebastian y Mishel 10/11/19

October 10th, 2019

Dear preschool parents Have you noticed how observant your preschoolers are? Students have been inquiring about the environment around them.  They are noticing that the weather is changing and that the trees are changing color!  Teachers have responded to this natural inquiry by bringing pumpkins to the class and exploring the changing leaves.  In the Read More »

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