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Stems: work in progress

March 14, 2019 Hello Stem families, Before we get started, we wanted to remind everyone to please arrive in time for our morning gathering at 8:45.  Our morning gathering is a time to build community, plan for the day, and enjoy special stories and conversations. We noticed that the time change threw all of our

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Stems: Listening to children

Thursday, March 7th2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week! You will notice that the format of the blog post is a little different this week.  We are going to take a step back from writing about what happened in the classroom and invite you to look at the photographs together with your

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Stems: Trying out new ideas

February 22nd, 2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week!   It was a wet and cold week which gave us some extra time for indoor exploration and since some of our class members were on vacation this week, we had a smaller group which gave us the chance to try a few

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Stems: Valentine’s day and more

February 15, 2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week… First of all, we would like to welcome two new members to the Stems, Sophia and Duc.  We are very happy that they have joined our class! There was a lot of excitement about Valentine’s day this week, so we took a break

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Stems: why storytelling matters

January 18th, 2018 Hello Stem families, It has been a wonderful wet week for the Stems! Last week we mentioned that we observed a burst of excitement over storytelling, so this week we are dedicating this post to talking about what storytelling looks like in the Stems classroom and how supports your child’s development. Children

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