Soaring to New Heights

Soaring to New Heights

In the past few years, we have been very fortunate to have had support, both locally and nationally, in providing us classroom technology. You may recall us writing about Donors Choose in the past. Through this website, we’ve been able to post projects for...
And We’re Back!

And We’re Back!

It’s hard to believe that we’re already back for another year! Everybody always says that “summer flew by” but that’s because it always feels like it does! Last year (Mr. Avery’s first at KIS), was an amazing year where we learned...
Hard to Say Goodbye

Hard to Say Goodbye

We wanted to find a proper way to say goodbye to him. We also wanted a way for him to be able to remember us as well (although we know we’re very difficult to forget)! One of our fourth grade teachers, Miss Dodge came up with the great idea of doing a video with...
Miss Us When We’re Gone

Miss Us When We’re Gone

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed by. The sixth grade students have walked out the door of our elementary school for the final time. Next year they’ll walk into the middle school for the next step of their educational journey. It’s...
A Different Perspective

A Different Perspective

Every year we have the opportunity to head down to Cape Cod for one of our field trips. It’s always one of our favorite events of the year. We have the chance to wade through tidal pools and a creek. We explore for any organisms we can find, including crabs, starfish...
We D.A.R.E. You – Part 1

We D.A.R.E. You – Part 1

This is the first part of a 2 part post. You can find the second post and video by clicking here. Every year, we are fortunate enough to have Officer Smith come in to share his wealth of knowledge through the D.A.R.E. program. He helps to provide us with suggestions...
We D.A.R.E. You – Part 2

We D.A.R.E. You – Part 2

Read the Full Post Below  This is the second part of a 2 part post. You can find the first post and video by clicking here. Every year, we are fortunate enough to have Officer Smith come in to share his wealth of knowledge through the D.A.R.E. program. He...
Entering the Third Dimension

Entering the Third Dimension

Read the Full Post Below  We’ve written about Donors Choose on here before. It is a website that allows teachers to ask for materials that are needed or will help provide better opportunities to learn. People can then donate to that project so that the...
Reaching for the Stars

Reaching for the Stars

Read the Full Post Below  This post was featured on the Skype Social Good blog. How can I connect concepts my students are learning about to real world experiences? That’s the question that teachers ponder every day. It’s easy to throw a math problem up on the...
The Great Rate Race of 2014

The Great Rate Race of 2014

Read the Full Post Below  Math should be fun, shouldn’t it? It’s much more exciting to practice using various activities and games as opposed to just sitting at a desk doing worksheets. At the end of every year, when reflecting upon some of the...
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