Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Preparing the Environment

I've spent the day preparing the classroom for your return to Ellis in two weeks!  The Montessori shelves are ready and waiting for you to investigate!

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The Science Shelf



The Math Shelf

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Monday, July 1, 2013

Rainy Day Blues?

It looks like we have a few days of rain headed our way!  There's no need to get bored...try these online activities:

- www.mathsnacks.com (Great funny math videos, games, and printable activities)
- www.thelearningodyssey.com (Math practice based on your MAP test)
- Forces of Nature (Create your own natural disasters)

Create your own natural disasters at the Forces of Nature website from National Geographic

-Amusement Park Physics (Take a virtual field trip to the amusement park and have some fun learning the physics behind your favorite rides)

Who knew there was so much science and math found at the Amusement Park? 

www.papertoys.com (Feel artistic?  Print, cut, and put together these cool paper models)

And, of course, there is always www.sumdog.com!  I just created a special summertime competition!  See who can get the most questions correct by 3:00 pm next Tuesday!  Tell your friends to join the fun!