Pattern Blocks

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Rio School District Orbital Calendar

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Rio Wave Maker

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Karla’s Caterpillar takes a trip.

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More Butterflies: For Rio Class 4-20-2016

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Here’s Homer

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He’s in the second foto with a big smile on his face.  He is being hugged by Magdalena and at the table with him is Nadine.  They are three of the finest people I’ve ever known.

In the first picture and one further down is my friend Rosamond who painted the wonderful painting I have on my living room wall along with one from Dr. Puglisi’s wife Sarah.

And here are some more Butterflies grouped together.  We will work on how this grouping is done and why Homer is responsible for my being able to do it.  Here are a couple of previous posts to explain it.

 

Homer’s Butterfly

Homer’s Butterfly, What Homer Saw

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Pythagorean Realm

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The Rio Wave Generator

The Rio Wave Generator is a class that I am doing in the Rio School District in Ventura County California.

 

 

 

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Orbital Calendar 2015-2016

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Orbital Calendar Academic Year2014-15

Orbital Calendar for the Academic Year.  I did this for some friends in California and neglected to post.  I'll get to work on the 2015 Calendar and try to have it up before the year starts

Orbital Calendar for the Academic Year. I did this for some friends in California and neglected to post. I’ll get to work on the 2015 Calendar and try to have it up before the year starts

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A Good Day to You

I keep running over in my mind what a good day would look like.  The biggest principle would be to triple recess time and cut direct instruction time by 2/3.   So here’s a day.

These ideas are not all mine.  So if you see something here that you thought of first, send me a note and I’ll give you credit.

Beginning of the day

Morning Greetings and Calendar

The Calendar should be round or oval, and some similarity to earth orbit.  There should be a path for the earth orbit with some division of days and an object representing the earth attached to the day’s date.

9:00    1st task.  One student should detach the object representing the earth, turn around one full spin, and attach the object representing the earth to the next spot on the calendar.  Talk about whatever comes up about time, our world, solar system, universe.  This becomes science.

9:15    2nd task.  Roll dice.  Have three different colored dice.  One student rolls each color.  Record in a chart the number for each color independently, for each of the dice with one of the other dice, and all three together.

9:30     3rd Talk about the plan of the day, any other pertinent news, and share a story from a book, Dispatch crew to mark shadow at exact time each day (Mid morning, noon, mid afternoon)

10:10   Recess and preparation for the day

10:45   20 minutes math lesson

11:10   30 minute game session- chess, backgammon, and go should be encouraged

11:45   30 Minutes- Share a story or Dramatic presentation from students

12:20   Lunch and recess- 75 minutes.

1:40     History and Biography- 30 minutes

2:15     P.E., Organized Sports 40 Minutes  (This in interchangeable with electives)

3:00     Electives, art, crafts,- 60 Minutes  (This is interchangeable with P.E.)

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