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Kindergarten & Bridge

MusicTogether classes are based on the recognition that all children are musical. All children can learn to sing in tune, keep a beat, and participate with confidence in the music of our culture, provided that their early environment supports such learning.  By emphasizing actual music experiences rather than concepts about music, Music Together introduces children…

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By Brandy Keagy This week’s featured news focuses on the classroom design. Thanks to Carlea Wilson, Shady Oak parent and photographer at Carlea J photography for the beautiful photos. Attached you will find a link to an article on Reggio Emilia-inspired classrooms, further explaining this approach. Emergent Curriculum in Relationship-Driven Learning

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Bridge & Kindergarten Students work with MAT MAN™ to help them with their self-portraits. Skills Developed by utilizing MAT MAN™ Body Awareness – Body parts, body function Drawing Skills – Placing body parts correctly, sequencing, and organization Socialization – Participation, following directions, contributing, taking turns Number Awareness – Counting body parts  

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Week 2 in Bridge and Kindergarten In our First School Wide Chapel (with Shady Oak Primary School) Kindergarten and Bridge Students learn about the Fruits of the Spirit. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 This…

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 Week 1 in Bridge and Kindergarten . . . working together to establish a community. Shady Oak Christian School Kindergarten & Bridge Students took an active role in setting up the frame work for their classroom community. By collaborating and creating the rules for their classroom community, they are more likely to follow them. Establishing…

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September News Welcome to another fun and exciting new school year! We are happy to see new and familiar faces! Much of September will be spent going over our daily routines and procedures of our classroom. We will also be spending time getting to know our new friends while exploring more about our emotions, manners,…

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