Educating the Whole Child

We like to pride ourselves on educating the whole child. We nurture children' emotional, social, artistic, and academic selves. We leave lots of space in our day to support our children's problem solving and discussions. Our children also learn how to clean up a spill, make change for a dollar, and shovel snow. We want them to leave each day at school having had their creative, intellectual, and physical needs met. Money Math Our first through second grade math students have been spending the last two weeks really working on their money skills. We've been sorting coins, counting coins, and trading coins in for others with equal value. Everyone is working on the skill of counting up to a doll

The Swing of Things

All communities have rituals that help to keep them grounded. When we come back from a break, I am thankful for all the routines that help to shape our days and weeks at school. The transition back to school after two weeks of vacation can be a little rough. Singing and dancing together in English and Spanish, checking in to hear a snapshot of what we each did over break, and just following our daily schedule all help to re-ground the children and get us back into the patterns of school. One tradition that we started years ago is that each child shares a "thankful" when we sit down to eat on Fridays. I happened to have the chance to listen to both our preK and older children follow this ritu

Parent Weekly Emails

Each week, Country Classroom Head Teacher Tracy writes an email to our parents. Many of those emails we publish here. 

 

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