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Welcome to the Bixby blog. This is a wonderful way to virtually open our classroom and community’s doors and read about what our teachers have to say about teaching and learning at Bixby School. We also have invited guest blog entries as well as members from our administrative team join in on our blogging. We hope you will enjoy reading about our school in their words.

Inside Math With Dana – 9/22/15

It was wonderful to see so many parents at Bixby’s Back To School Night last Thursday and at the Bixby picnic on Sunday! For parents that had a chance to visit my room on Back To School Night, we discussed the philosophy of Bixby Math and a typical day in math class....

Inside Sports With Nifer

Sports classes have been enjoying the awesome warm fall weather. Our 3 basic rules ensure the kids are dressed for activity, practicing good sportsmanship, teamwork, and having a positive attitude.   Sports class is more than just fun; we also work on body control and...

Inside 4th & 5th Grade Literature With Lauren

In Literature, we began the first week of school by discussing The Responsive Classroom Practices. It emphasizes teaching children to take care of themselves, each other, and the school environment so that everyone can learn at his/her best. At the beginning of the...

Inside Geography & Science With Garrett

As we settle into the rhymes and rhythms of our geography and science classroom, learning begins to unfold in organic and marvelous ways. The quiet buzz of focused students permeates the classroom as we venture into the new and curious all around us. This summer I...

Inside Preschool With Salowa

Tonight is Parent's Night and Back To School Night at Bixby! What a great time for parents to meet the teachers and other families attending Bixby. It is also a time for the teachers to create some of the activities we do in the classroom for the parents to...

Inside The Math Room With Dana

All math students have spent the first weeks of school learning to be a part of a supportive math community and connecting learning goals with the behaviors needed to achieve them. They have done this while beginning to delve into some important math concepts. First...

Inside The Reading Room With Connie

First, second, and third graders are settling into the rhythms of the Reading Room. We begin our classes with a group meeting designed to promote feelings of connection to each other and our work for the day. Early on, emphasis has been placed on discussing reasons...

Inside Kindergarten With Lisa

Looking back on the first two weeks of kindergarten, I witnessed the amazing impact that the outdoors had on our young learners. They were so excited and eager to investigate nature. I was surprised and inspired to learn alongside my kindergartners. They had no need...

Inside The Bixby Pool With Kyle

As we have started the year together as Bixby swimmers, we are (re)learning the fundamentals of getting ready, using the lanes and clock correctly, what a "set" is, and how to function as a community taking care of ourselves, each other, and Bixby Beach. This involves...

Inside Preschool With Emily

On Tuesday mornings at 11:00 am, the Preschoolers have their own time with our Interim Head of School, John Suitor. John comes in for storytelling time, and shares a real story from his childhood with the children. Once he is finished, the children are able to get up...

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