Our week in photos…

A look at some of the work and special events of last week:

Bren shared some of her grandfather's honey with us. So sweet!

Bren shared some of her grandfather’s honey with us. So sweet!

We love visitors... Elizabeth's mom, Ms. Shannon, educated the students on sugar gliders. She emphasized to them that, while they are very cute, they are not easy to care for!

We love visitors…
Elizabeth’s mom, Ms. Shannon, educated the students on sugar gliders. She emphasized to them that, while they are very cute, they are not easy to care for!

Ms. Shannon educates the scholars on the sugar gliders.

Ms. Shannon answers our questions about sugar gliders.

A sleepy sugar glider rests on Elizabeth's head!

A sleepy sugar glider rests on Elizabeth’s head!

 

Classifying triangles by the length of the sides

First-year scholars geometry:  Classifying triangles by the length of the sides. We decided to have some fun with this lesson and use pretzel sticks and marshmallows to make our sides and vertices!

Look what I made!

Look what I made!

Lyla is waiting anxiously to eat her equilateral triangle!

Lyla is waiting anxiously to eat her equilateral triangle!

Those triangles sure taste good!

Those triangles sure taste good!

Jon symbolizes South America cards (article and noun)

Jon symbolizes South America cards (article and noun)

 South America cards (article and noun)

South America cards (article and noun)

Third-year students study and sort triangles according to angles and sides.

Third-year students study and sort triangles according to angles and sides.

Noah works on his Africa map. Map-making is a long work, scholars not only become familiar with the geography of the continent, but are also practicing fine motor and concentration-building skills.

Noah works on his Africa map. Map-making is a long work; scholars not only become familiar with the geography of the continent but are also practicing fine motor and concentration-building skills.

A group of second-year students works on finding the value of each of the squares of the checkerboard.

A group (second-year students) works on finding the value of each of the squares of the checkerboard.

A discussion ensues about how many zeros are in one thousand, one million, and so on. I enjoy sitting back and listening to them work it out together!

A discussion ensues about how many zeros are in one thousand, one million, and so on.

Wow! That was a lot of work... We did it!

Wow! That was a lot of work… We did it!

 

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