What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! This week is the time for you to record your creation on Ms. Nerkizian’s Flipgrid for WOS’ Virtual Maker Faire! There are a few books and also some videos of possible jobs that involve the STEAM way of thinking! STEAM stands for S =… Read More What do YOU want to create, make, build, design, or invent?!?! Creation Station = Maker Faire is THIS WEEK!
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso This week you get to pick your journey – taking a closer look at Art: from learning about types of art, to famous artists – or getting a glimpse at The History of Sound or making an… Read More Art History Week! Celebrate World Art Day on Wednesday April 15th!
The Cup Song burst onto the scenes after being featured in a popular Youtube video and in the 2012 movie, Pitch Perfect. Originally an old-timey country ballad, Miss Me, is now a trendy song used to create “Cup Song” videos. With our 2nd grade students moving on to 3rd grade and our retirees moving on to explore other interests… I thought it… Read More Cup Song
This video was recorded in 2015. Grandma Helen is now three years older, she recently celebrated her 105 birthday January 11th! Do you have a question you would like to ask Grandma Helen? Write your question to this post. I will ask her and post her response to the blog. This post was inspired by… Read More 100th Day of School
Stage Left Children’s Theater is working with William O. Schafer’s second grade students to create an environment where the excitement of the theater is shared by all. Our students will experience a high quality, innovative, participatory theater arts event, taught by theater professionals and teaching artists. The participatory theater experience of A Year With Frog and… Read More Stage Left: A Year With Frog and Toad
Think about your favorite holiday song. I bet it tells a story! Most holiday songs do tell a wonderful story. Listen to the story of Frosty the Snowman below. Use the Five Elements of a Story to analyze the song. Where does the song take place? Who are the characters in the song? What is the… Read More Stories in Holiday Songs