Comparing Quantities

October 22nd, 2016

In Math, the students are exploring ways of comparing quantities. They are practicing using the terms: inequality, equality, balanced, unbalanced, greater than, less than, same as; as well as using the =, <, > symbols.
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Shoe Tying

October 16th, 2016

For parents with children struggling to tie their laces, I am posting a video clip of an alternative method that may make the process easier. Coordination and fine motor skills make this right of passage difficult, however, with continued practice and a few tricks, it can be done!

Repeating Patterns

October 8th, 2016

In Math this week, we wrapped up our repeating patterns unit. Grade One students learned how to identify the core of a repeating pattern, label elements using letters, as well as extend, create and translate patterns. There is an excellent post on the importance of patterning, which I encourage everyone to read: The Importance of Patterning