My students are enthusiastic and curious about everything, including the spider on the floor, the letter B, and how the pencil sharpener works. They come from more than eight different linguistic and cultural backgrounds and include students with special needs and students who have experienced trauma.
Many of my students' parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, cousins, aunties, and uncles have all attended our neighborhood school and you can feel love and a strong sense of community throughout the building.
Within our diverse school family one of the things my students are most excited about is each other. They love to learn and play together and our school day is filled with giggles, questions, tinkering, dancing, and conversations. It is a joy and a privilege to get to learn and grow with these amazing humans every day.
My kindergarteners love to tinker and build and create and design. I am always amazed at the things they create given the time and materials to follow their imagination, including rocketships or an elevator for their LEGO person.
The STEM station is always a first choice for many students and it fosters so many invaluable skills such as creativity and problem solving.
However, they are often limited by a lack of building materials. A plethora of craft sticks, tape, and clay will give them the materials they need to design and build whatever they dream of. Thank you for helping to put tools into the hands of my innovative engineers!
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