This spring the Upper Elementary did a food drive for F.I.S.H (Friends in Service to Humanity). We collected 831 items from LMS families. FISH is a homeless shelter and food pantry in Torrington Connecticut. Last Wednesday, Emily and Cara took our... more
Last week as I observed in the Upper Elementary classroom, Kate was preparing to demonstrate the results of a chemical reaction. After her lesson, Kate moved on and the the children were left to replicate what they had seen, which they did with... more
I have been reading the book, Bossypants. In this memoir Tina Fey shares her outrageous ability to see the absurd in the world and turn it into side splitting humor. I knew this book would make me laugh (a lot), but I wasn’t expecting the “first... more
At 10 years old, children’s attention is shifting from the home to the larger world around them.
This is a critical time for moral development, and more than ever children are learning to:
• Mimic things even if they are ill equipped to... more
I wanted to share a summary of our discussion of the first three chapters of the Big Disconnect. What follows are some questions that I wrote for the discussion with my notes to accompany them. If you weren't able to join us you can look... more