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Scenes from a rainstorm

The butterfly garden can be a place of extremes. One week the soil can be dry; the next week it can be under 5 cm of water. 

As the rain falls, it can either seep into the soil or run off to a lower point. We often design human areas to …

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Take the Compost Challenge!

Looking to do something this Earth Day but stuck at home?

There is no better place for Earth Day than your own backyard. 

Composting is relatively easy, and it will provide lots of hands-on opportunities for your family to connect with…

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A Parent's Guide to Virtual Reality

Imagine learning about the planets in our solar system, and being able to pick them out of their orbits to visualize their size differences. Or imagine learning about Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous paintings, and being able to step inside …

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Letting Students Be Free

Letting Students Be Free

Sometimes one of the hardest things to do as a teacher is to let your students go "free range." We have objectives and goals that we know we need to reach by the end of the school year, but sometimes, the opportunity presents itself to …

Posted by M. McDaniel in Teacher Topics, Classroom on Thursday October 11, 2018
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#GRA17 - Making Connections Through Reading

Author and teacher Pernille Ripp had the idea for the Global Read Aloud in 2010. In its first year, 150 students read “The Little Prince” out loud through 60 different facilitators. The project has grown dramatically since its beginning, now …

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7019 N. Cherry Street Gladstone, MO 64118
Phone: 816.436.6228
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