Category Archives: Stems

“Can you teach me?”

11.15.19 Hello dear Stems families and friends! Welcome to this week’s adventures in the Stems room! Although the week was short, it was filled with active explorations, discoveries, and interesting conversation. Amidst these observations, we heard some of the Stems ask their friends who had different skill-sets to teach them how to do something they

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“I made an open book!”

11.08.2019 Hello dear Stems families and friends! Welcome to this week’s adventures in the Stems room! Many of you may have noticed the white strips of paper on the wall near the light table in the ‘house area’ of the classroom which represent the different heights of each child. This idea stemmed from the Stems

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“This is the baddest cake ever.”

11.01.19 Hello dear Stems families and friends- Welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room! Due to preparing for parent-teacher conferences last Friday, we are combing last week’s explorations and observations into this week’s blog. Good things come to those who wait. 🙂 In this week’s blog, we will cover the following- Transferring +

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Let’s make a plan for Dot to Dot

10.11.19 Dear Stems family and friends- Hello and welcome to another week of adventures in the Stems room! In this week’s blog, we will cover the following- Plan Drawing + Building + Drawing Plans Plank Exploration Color Exploration Tinkering   Plan Drawing + Building + Drawing Plans This week, we continued building from the plans

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“We have to draw what we built.”

10.04.19 Dear Stems family and friends- Hello and welcome to another week of adventures in the Stems room! In this week’s blog, we will cover the following- Color Exploration Plan Drawing + Building + Drawing Plans Word Writing + Book Making Tinkering As many of you know, we had the opportunity to host a professional

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“It’s because you have bigger shoes”

09.19.19 Dear Stems families and friends- Hello and welcome to this week’s journey! Thank you for joining us. We had a busy week full of conversation, exploration, and wonder. In this week’s blog we will cover the following- Tinkering Structure Instruction Manuals Building Color Exploration   Tinkering Structure As mentioned in the previous blog, the

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Stems + Their Imaginations = Big Ideas

09.12.19 Dear Stems families and friends- Hello and welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room. Thank you for joining us! This week in the Stems room, we continued to observe connecting/attaching/manipulating/storytelling in the tinker area on the tinkering structure. It has been really interesting to observe the dots interact with the tinker materials

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“Building something with the one beside me.”

09.05.19 Hello dear Stems family and friends! Welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room. We did a lot of great explorations where we tinkered on a new tinkering structure, explored with creating new colors, and began drawing out plans. In this week’s blog we will cover Reflecting Tinkering Color Exploration Building & Drawing

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