Gifted Expo is Coming — May 16, 2017!!

This week students were introduced to the 7 Steps of Investigative Research and we began Step #1, Topic Selection.  Once again, students will have the opportunity to take some ownership in their learning and select an area of interest/strength to research.  This hard work of researching and finding new information and making it your own … Continue reading Gifted Expo is Coming — May 16, 2017!!

JOURNEYS

Welcome to another learning journey — the new school year!  This year we’ll explore what it takes to step out on a journey, different types of journeys, and track your own learning journey as the year goes on.  I can’t wait to get started with you…

 

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Chasing Fireflies?

photo taken from: http://www.puertoricoblogger.com/bioluminescent-bay/ Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by living organisms.  If you spent any time chasing fireflies at dusk this summer, you were chasing a bioluminescent organism! As I was reading “Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search for Wonder in the Natural World” by Leigh Ann Henion this summer, I had the … Continue reading Chasing Fireflies?