NEWS FROM THE CLASSROOM

Latest news from the 2nd Grade classes

Tell Me a Story – PBL version

The Tell Me a Story card game has been a favorite activity of students each year.  The deck of creative picture story cards allows for rich oral storytelling to take place every time they play.  Students are given 2-3 cards and take turns playing one card at a time...

Second Grade Store

The annual 2nd Grade Store has taken on a few different looks in the past couple of years but the goal of the project still remains the same: to provide students an experience rich in problem solving, creativity and critical thinking as well as hitting some important...

Welcome to My Town

Student voice and choice dominated this project as the second graders became mayors of their own towns in the new state of Secondgradia. This activity is a culmination of our studies of landforms, economics, and civics…hitting upon many different standards and practicing the always-important skills of critical thinking and creativity…

“Play is the work of childhood.”

Renowned psychologist Jean Piaget notes, “Play is the work of childhood.” and Mr. Rogers elaborates on this statement by saying “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning.” In a school setting,...

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