Preschool Notes from Diana, Karime and Jenny.

March 22nd, 2019

Queridos Padres de Pre escolar, Happy Spring, we ended this week wrapping up our movement unit, we had so much fun moving and grooving! We had so many opportunities to work with gross motor skills, learned about Yoga poses, sign language, and many different dances from around the world like Flamenco, Mexican Folkloric, Tap dance, Read More »

Preschool notes from Diana, Karime and Jenny.

March 2nd, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, Last week we had an MIS alumni and dance student from UM, Georgia Littig performing a solo demo and who later did a circle activity with many metaphors. For instance, how does grass move when there is wind? How would it move if somebody steps on it? Students enjoyed acting out Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Ana 3/1/19

March 1st, 2019

We have had a very interesting week!  Between a snow day at home, indoor recess and avalanche warnings, we managed to stay busy and active indoors and even had a couple of dance presentations! A former MIS student, Georgia Littig, who is now a college student, came to show us a modern dance about nature. Read More »

Preschool notes from Diana & Jenny

February 20th, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, Thank you all for your help with the pancake and pajama party! This has always been one of our favorite celebrations in preschool. Our students had a blast, we hope you had a good time as well. Later in the classroom we reflected about the work they were doing at home to Read More »

Las Notas de Mishel y Ana 2-15-19

February 15th, 2019

Queridos padres de pre-escolar, Thank you for attending the pancake party and for preparing the beautiful Valentine’s cards with your preschooler. A big thank you to everyone who helped organize the party, brought food or helped with setting up and cleaning up. Our pancake breakfast and pajama party was the highlight of the week! During Read More »

Las notas de Mishey y Ana 2-8-19

February 9th, 2019

¡Hola padres de prescolar! The cold days of winter have not slowed preschoolers down. We have stayed busy and active through out these low temperatures with in-door recess activities and gym time!  Students continue to gain gross motor skills with obstacle courses, balance activities and using fun ways to move.  This week we explored the Read More »

Preschool Notes from Diana, Jenny and Karime.

February 2nd, 2019

Queridos Padres de Pre escolar. This week we worked on making predictions about whether objects on a ramp would roll (rodar) slide (deslizar) or stay put (se queda.)  Preschoolers explained and then tested their predictions. We have been experimenting with paint, movement and distance using droppers to make art observing different results depending on how Read More »

Las Notas de Mishel y Ana. 2-1-19

February 2nd, 2019

Queridos padres de preescolar, We are immersed in our movement unit: How we express ourselves. This is a very exciting unit for preschoolers, so our classroom environment is all about movement! This week we have practiced yoga in the classroom! It helped us relax and connect ourselves with the Earth. We are learning how to Read More »

Las notas de Mishel y Ana 1-25-19

January 25th, 2019

Queridos padres, We kicked off our new unit of inquiry- the movement unit with a provocation into function: “Como se mueve nuestro cuerpo?”- How does our body move? Students have been enthusiastic to learn more about how our arms, legs, head, fingers & toes move. We learned about muscles- musculos (did you know we have about 650 muscles Read More »

Preschool notes from Diana and Jenny

January 18th, 2019

Queridos Padres de Preescolar, A lot of learning and action happening in our classroom this week! We started exploring qualities of movements and sounds. Drawing to the rhythm and the mood of the music. We have been working on spatial awareness and giving friends some space (espacio) while we show our dancing moves. Students love Read More »

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