Tomorrow is our last day of school at Deans Mill. I have had a fantastic year with all of my talented, caring students. I will never forget you all. Thank you for giving me tons of great memories! Here is a slide show of our awesome year together. Have a great summer!
Mr. Salsich’s class has caught “World Cup Fever.” We have been reading about the event, following the results online, and using graphs to compare the different teams. Here is another episode of “The Mathlete Show” all about graphs and the World Cup. The hosts for this episode are Pele, Mia Hamm, Pirlo, and Ronaldo. (This [...]
Today we got our 1,000th comment on the blog! This is a pretty big deal, because it means a lot of people are reading our blog and sharing their ideas with us. Thank you to everyone that has followed our blog this year and left us comments. (We have also had 4,750 visitors from 43 [...]
Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away… What do you think, is Yoda a good teacher?
June 14th is Flag Day in the United States. Every year our school celebrates Flag Day with music, dance, artwork, honored guests, and speeches. Today was the 20th year that we have had Flag Day at Deans Mill School. Below is a video from our local newspaper about the fantastic event. What does our flag [...]
In science we have been learning about rocks and minerals. The NatureScapes program taught us how to identify rocks based on their properties. We also learned that there are three types of rocks: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic. Rocks are grouped depending on how they form. Here is a short video with three students and our [...]
Every four years people all around the world go crazy for the soccer World Cup. This is the most popular sports event in the world! In America we call it soccer, but the rest of the world calls it football. (Hmm, which name makes more sense?) This year’s World Cup will be held in South [...]
This post about nonfiction writing features a piece written by Grace about her adorable cat Nomie. “Nomie The Cat” – by Grace Here are some ideas for comments to Grace: What did you think of her writing? Did you like the pictures and diagrams? Do you have a connection about Grace’s cat?