The Raven Class (ages 9-12) expressed an interest in learning other languages, so we integrated this curiosity into cursive practice by writing numbers in French. Being responsive to student interests we can create meaningful, authentic and relevant learning experiences (another term for this way of teaching is “emergent curriculum”).
The loft and library are always open in the Coho room. You’re always certain to find at least one student resting or reading a good book in our cozy reading area. Whether students are using pictures to read the story, or reading the words themselves, every student in starting to view themselves as a reader.
Raven Class (ages 9-12) school field trip to the Seattle Art Museum. Studying perspective drawing.
Creating opportunities for cross class projects broadens the multi-age experience for our students. Here the 5-6 year old Coho students work with their 7-9 year old Chinook buddies and spent a morning as scientists, making a hypothesis, observing, and recording findings in multi-age pairs.
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