Monthly Archives: March 2012

Are You Using For Math Practice?

I’ve noticed that a few students are taking advantage of this great math resource over Spring Break. With all this rainy weather, put some of your time to use by going on to and login using your username and password. … Continue reading

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Asian Fire-Bellied Tadpoles Metamorphosing Before Our Eyes

I dropped by the room today to check on the tadpoles and they are doing quite well, despite a bout of cannibalism a couple of weeks ago. While I was there I took a few pictures to share. The frogs … Continue reading

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Frog Dissection!

As part of our ongoing unit on wetlands in general and frogs in particular,  Ben and Haley from Reed College Biology Outreach came in with two well-preserved frogs for our biology lesson. To say the kids were excited would be … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello: A Virtual Field Trip

Last year during Spring Break, my wife and I took a trip to the East Coast to visit family. During the trip, we were able to make it down to Virginia to see Thomas Jefferson’s magnificent home atop a hill … Continue reading

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Class Notes for March 19-23

The big news this week is that we have two new students who started with us on Monday. Please give a big Room 24 “Greetings and salutations!” to our twin sisters who come to us from another school in the … Continue reading

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Mask Making Days Three and Four

Maranee Sanders finished with the class today and I have to say that the masks are great! I’m going to add some student comments later.

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Frog Art Finished Pieces Slideshow

The students’ watercolors of frogs have dried and are ready to present to the world. Thanks once again to Collin for donating her time, expertise, and supplies to the class. And to Julie for helping out on every single project we … Continue reading

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