We had a great time doing our annual (student organized) gift exchange on the day before December Vacation. After two weeks off, we’ll be back from our December vacation on Monday, January 4th, with a brand new plan and remote learning platform. Instead of Discord, we’ll now be using Rocket Chat, and following this new schedule:
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This week was Hattie’s first week back full time from maternity leave, which means science classes started on Monday! Humanities class will be on pause until November Vacation, and instead we’ll be doing some community building activities during that time as well as project time. On Wednesday, students learned about Minecraft and Math in Mathtivity with Alehtea, and on Thursday we discussed chapters 8-14 of One Crazy Summer. On Friday we all finished our biweeklies together in the tent while …
This week at Four Winds School we continued our study of social justice by discussing human rights, and finishing up our unit about immigration with a “Virtual Field Trip” workshop with the Tsongas Industrial History Center at UMass Lowell. On Friday, we enjoyed the snow and ended our day with pumpkin carving.
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Update 10/20: Based on feedback from students and parents, Four Winds School will make the following changes to our Monday, Sept. 14th through Friday, Oct. 30th plan for the period of:
Monday 11/2 through Friday 11/20
Add twice daily check-ins with students using Discord: once every morning after Writing Time to confirm students’ daily plans, and once after the afternoon class to see how the day went. We …
This Friday students finished up their work for Biweekly #2. It was chilly in the morning in our outdoor classroom, but one of our families brought in hot mint tea to keep us warm! Next week we’ll set our goals for Biweekly #3, and continue our social justice unit in humanities class. Have a great weekend!