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Gleaning, Cleaning, and Celebrating!

The week flew by!  Monday, we caught up from the fun-filled weekend.  School included reading and easing back into the swing of things after a week off.  369 more words


Grade 4 - Still Life Drawing

Fourth graders have been preparing for their final still life drawing for a number of weeks now.  They’ve explored how to draw 3-D objects using iPads & the app Explain Everything, which allowed them to really understand how perspective distorts objects. 150 more words


Partridges Start Contour Drawings

In the end this drawing is all about the choices an artist must make. My students need to be able to explain why they made their choices with each medium and step. 110 more words

Homework: October 21, 2014

Music: Note reading worksheet

Math: Workbook page 7-8 + stretch your thinking

Science: Work on Habitat

Language: Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing Chapter 4 Questions… 55 more words

Grade 4

Teaching Stereotypes

Hi mom,

So today, I was teaching the adorable Grade 4 kiddos, all about using the verb to want, specifically involving food. So we go over expressions like “Do you want some _______?” “I want ________.” and “What do you want?” Anyways, this isn’t really about that. 497 more words


"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time." Thomas Merton

I am a bit “behind” on my blog due to our annual LEAF festival trip.  We arrived home late sunday evening after another amazing festival. 385 more words


Day 46 - Fourth Graders Learn with NASA

NASA might not have a flight center in Indiana, but that didn’t stop BSE fourth graders from interacting with a NASA scientist! Through NASA’s Digital Learning Network, Brooks School Elementary fourth graders spent two hours this week with David Alexander, STEM Scientist at NASA’s Neil Armstrong (formerly Dryden) Flight Research Center.  236 more words