Category Archives: Stems

Stems: “It’s higher!”

01.17.2020 Dear families and friends- Hello and welcome to a new week of adventures in the Stems room!  It has been a busy week filled with explorations, observations, interesting conversation, and inspiring ideas. Throughout many areas of the exploration both inside and outside of the classroom, we have noticed in this week’s observations a return

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Stems: Into the New Year 2020!

01.10.2020 Dear families and friends- Welcome to the year 2020 in the Stems room! We hope you had a wonderful holiday break and wish you much happiness and many blessings in the new year. It feels as though it were just yesterday when our dear Roots became Stems and now we are already halfway through

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Memories from 2019

12.20.19 Dear Stems family and friends- Welcome to the last blog of 2019! This year has been filled with adventures- inspiring conversations, intriguing observations, explorations, discoveries, friendships, and the list of positives continues. We have also had dear friends move to far away places and had the joy of welcoming new friends into our Dot-to-Dot

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“9-A-100.”

12.13.19 Dear Stems families and friends- Hello! Welcome to this week’s blog. It was another great and busy week in the Stems room! During a couple of days this week, a couple of people (potential Dot-to-Dot future employees) came to interact and observe the Stems while checking out their space! We also worked on little

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Envelopes, A Stereo, + Chefs

12.06.2019 Hello our dear Stems family and friends- Welcome to a new month and this week’s blog! We hope you had a great long Thanksgiving weekend with your loved ones. The Stems were excited to be back with their friends in the classroom where they were very active in exploration, conversation, and observations.  For the

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“We need to get it out, it’s the battery!”

11.22.19 Dear Stems family and friends- Hello! Welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room. It was an eventful week with explorations, enrichment, and rainy weather! We have observed continued interest in literacy as well as transferring medium and creating/sequencing recipes both inside and outside of the classroom. Also, since a  couple of Stems

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“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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