Posts Tagged: 5th grade

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ASM Meets ZPD: What’s That?
May 12, 2016
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By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach   There’s a Wildwood tradition that’s a familiar rite of passage on our elementary campus, and fairly unique almost everywhere else. Every Friday, it looks something like this:   An 11 year-old stands on a lighted stage, the sole focus of a crowd of over 400 people. She’s there […]
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Pen Pals With A Purpose
February 3, 2016
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  By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach   Wildwood’s 5th and 8th grade social studies students have become (digital) pen pals— connecting with each other about what it’s like to be in middle school, as well also sharing their deeper knowledge of a more serious topic they study in common: slavery.   The teachers hatched […]
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Poetic License
May 9, 2012
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Today in Sandi Crozier’s language arts class, 5th grader, Tai R., offers me this poetic riddle: I’m with you 24/7 and 365 I can see you but you can’t see me I rely on you and you rely on me But you’re always hurting me What am I? I scratch my head, trying to come […]
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On Food and Thanks
November 22, 2011
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If I had to choose between eating pumpkin pie and attending the elementary students’ Thanksgiving All School Meeting, the All School Meeting would win hands-down. Today was my lucky day. I went to the meeting, then 3rd grade teacher Melanie Benefiel shared her pie. Double happiness. All School meetings at the elementary campus bring every […]