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Hands-on Weight and Mass

English Class second graders continued learning about measuring by comparing the mass of objects. The second graders practiced measuring mass by using hanger scales in small groups. 152 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

Terror in Second Grade

Her name was Lena B. Smith, but we called her “Mrs. Ssshhh” — out of earshot of our second-grade teacher.  I suppose I must have learned something that year, because I was promoted to the third grade, where the sweet Mrs. 546 more words

Thoughts & Musings

Planting a Butterfly Garden

Second graders at Hatch are studying butterflies! The Hatch Patch and Hatch school grounds are loaded with butterflies all summer long. It is a magical place to study these beautiful creatures. 818 more words


JA Board Member and Volunteer Loves Giving Back to the Community

This post originally appeared on Junior Achievement of Chicago’s website

Tom Healy is a JA volunteer and a JA board member. When volunteering, he enjoys teaching first and second graders since they are involved, excited, and grateful for his time in the classroom, citing all the hugs they give him as the best kind of thank you! 213 more words

Junior Achievement

BPS Blizzard Bags

BPS has published a website with all information about our new Blizzard Bags program. Classroom teachers are currently introducing students to Blizzard Bags and materials to complete the projects, including the books The Lifecycle of a Honeybee by Bobbie Kalman and the Honey Makers by Gail Gibbons, are now available in the library. 21 more words

Fox Hill Media Center

2nd Grade Encyclopedia

Here is the link for the elementary encyclopedia. Remember! These will only work in school when you’re on the BPS network.


Fox Hill Media Center

Spiced Up Spelling Word Activities

Each day of the week, I vary the activity that my students work on to learn their spelling words. It makes learning words more exciting than writing words 10 times each. 210 more words

Common Core Spelling