Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jan 22

Our Class Photographer

These pictures were taken by our class photographer. This is one of our class jobs and it changes every day so each student is class photographer about once each month. They wear the camera on a lanyard around their neck all day (or as long as they want) and take pictures. These pictures are from […] Read More

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Jan 15

Goals for First Grade

At the beginning of the school year we shared our hopes and dreams for first grade. We are still working together to make those hopes and dreams come true. Now, at the start of 2014, we each made a goal for the rest of first grade. These are things that are hard for us right […] Read More

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Jan 13

Understanding Numbers

 One of the biggest ideas we work on in first grade is breaking apart numbers. Understanding the difference between 28 and 82 is challenging when one is just learning it. In these pictures you can see how we built numbers using long sticks (to represent groups of 10s) and cubes (to represent single ones). Una […] Read More

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Jan 11

Special Guests

 A while back we had some special guests come to see how we learn math. They are all students at George Mason University and are studying to become teachers. We got to show off how smart and fabulous we are. Hace un tiempo tuvimos algunos invitados especiales vienen a ver la manera de aprender matemáticas. […] Read More

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Jan 09

Morning Meetings

        We begin every day with our morning meeting. One student is in charge of it and is our meeting manager. That job changes every day. The meeting manager starts our meeting with a greeting. They shake hands and say good morning to the next student and it continues all the way […] Read More

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