Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

February 14th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: 2/3 Poetry Unit The 2/3 multiage classes have begun a unit on Poetry.  Throughout the unit, they are exploring different forms of poetry and using figurative language like simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia to enhance their writing.  We have been fortunate to have Alex Downey, Missoula poet, to visit in the classes Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 31st, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: I Love to Read Community Project I sat down with Cooper Johnstad and Cyrus Kiely to learn more about their community project that involves socializing dogs at the Human Society. Great presentation this morning guys, what inspired you to choose this project?  Cooper: At the time it seemed like a good Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 25th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: K/1 Field Trip Teacher Feature: John Kratz You introduced Lego Robotics to our school several years ago.  What makes you so passionate about this? I spent 5 years in New York City working for an educational consulting company whose mission was to bring robotics and animation programs to schools to improve student Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 17th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: 2/3 Students Study the Body In the human body unit, we are learning about the main body systems but most importantly, how choices can affect our body, like eating healthy, doing sports and having a nice sleep time every night. About the inquiry, we want students to discover on their own, which Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 10th, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: EmpowerMT Workshop Window Into the Classroom: Martin Luther King Jr. Art and Essay Contest The complete list of winners Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Camas Hopkins – 3rd Place Art Jasper Stonesifer – 1st Place Essay Reece Bauer – 2nd Place Essay William Bradford – 3rd Place Essay Mateo Sorenson – 3rd Place Essay Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

January 2nd, 2019

Window Into the Classroom: Enrichment Programs MIS Enrichment programs are afterschool that help students in a variety of ways. Whether a student is animating new ideas in the Animation and Robotic design course, or developing new movement skills in Hip Hop, Enrichment programs support and expand new and existing skills in your child. Some of Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

December 13th, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Matilda Teacher Feature: Natalie Baker Why did you become a music teacher? Musical Theater, singing and dance have always been my passions and it is incredible to teach a subject that lets me share subjects that I love with my students. Essentially, we get to play and enjoy having fun exploring the Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window Into the Classroom

December 4th, 2018

K/1 Multiage Teacher Feature: Virginia Buelvas Virginia Buelvas Tell me about where you are from and a little about your family. I don’t think people are from a place but from a home. So, I am from a big family with a brave mom. I came to the States with my husband and have been Read More »

Weekly Feature: Window into the Classroom

December 4th, 2018

Preschool: Pets & Farms Teacher Feature: Mishel Vatoussis Mishel, thanks for sitting down with me. To get started, you have an art degree? How are you using it in your classroom? We do a great deal of art projects, painting and color mixing of primary colors. Drawing is also a big part of our classroom. Read More »

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