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Hamsterdam- December 2017

Well,   December was quite the whirlwind in Hamsterdam! Most of our learning time was spent reviewing and preparing for Portfolio Day and VIP Day. The rest of the short month flew by, thanks to guest speakers and special Hanukkah activities. In Math, we finished Unit 3, which was all about Number Stories. This imaginative group of Hamsters sure loves making up their own stories for math! We...

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November Post, 1st Grade Hamsterdam

Hi all! November was quite a full month in Hamsterdam! We went to the Sustainable Food Center, had a whole week off for Thanksgiving, and then lost half the class to the flu, viral infections, etc.! As such, we did have to postpone the Family Festival, but it is back on for January! Here’s a snapshot of what we learned about in November…. In Science, we continued learning about matter...

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October Post, 1st Grade Hamsterdam

Hey all! I think I need to make these less involved so I don’t feel overwhelmed by doing them. I am so sorry I got behind. Here is the post about what we did in October, and November is coming soon. Let me just say that I adore these Exploring Hamsters, and this year has been one filled with so much learning, teamwork, fun and laughter! I cannot wait for what 2018 will bring for this...

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First Grade Hamsterdam!

Hello all! We have been having so much fun learning and scampering into Fall! The first few weeks have been a lot of routines and procedures and we are finally getting into more academic time- yay! These Exploring Hamsters are so ready to work toward their social, emotional, and academic goals this year! I wanted to give you a few snapshots of routines and activities going on, as well as the...

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First Grade, Kayla Lane

Hello AJA Parents and Families! I wanted to get my first post up and going, as this will be the format in which I provide weekly snapshots about what we did in class (the previous week) and a preview of what we will be doing in class the coming week. First of all, an important announcement: We are the……EXPLORING HAMSTERS! The class had so much fun learning how to democratically vote...

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