Let’s Build!

Let’s Build!

As students come down the stairs to Bixby’s lower level, they are entering a space especially designed for kids.  There are the lofts, the reading area, ‘the island,’ which houses art supplies, but...

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The Bixby Auction

The Bixby Auction

I look forward to this event every year. The Bixby Auction. It’s our school’s biggest fundraiser, and every year I have an absolute blast! I love anticipating the theme, seeing the decorations and...

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Math Beginnings

Math Beginnings

Introducing basic mathematical skills to our youngest children at Bixby Preschool is always exciting!  I try to create learning experiences, which are enticing and engaging.  In addition to counting...

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We Call It Art

We Call It Art

While I spend my time at Bixby either making art with kids or keeping the facilities together; my true passion is helping these students begin to realize some of their vast potential. Anyone that...

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Reflection

Reflection

Disclaimer: Today, the adorable faces pictured on this blog are a marketing ploy. This entry is all about the professional inner life of their science teacher (and plenty of other teachers, too, I’d...

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Our Reading Community Is Alive!

Our Reading Community Is Alive!

In January we started a google classroom that focused on sharing the books we are reading with each other.  Students post weekly about what they are reading.  Most recently they posted on the...

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FlashMaster for Math Facts

FlashMaster for Math Facts

Math facts are a fact of life for math students. Children in the 4th and 5th grades are expected to know the multiplication facts through 12x12 (and the corresponding division facts). Being able to...

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Kindergarten Collaboration Work

Kindergarten Collaboration Work

Our inquiry into towers piqued the Kindergarteners’ interest in creating and building. Soon my students were branching off into groups and creating elaborate structures with materials found around...

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