Many moons ago, my professional learning as an aspiring teacher as an undergraduate was all about methodology and content — the how and what of teaching…
In our last inquiry blog, I shared our process of creating and gathering questions from the children. They had so many wonderful questions and wonders!
February is the month when we celebrate Valentine’s day. Symbols of hearts are seen in stores, classrooms, media, etc.
During inquiry this week, Noio Room 3 has been compiling and looking (as a class) at the questions they are wondering about, so far.
Spring Break approaches, and that means only one thing in the music room: May Day preparation.
Research trips are wondrous and full of scientific discoveries for our early learners. Within our Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool at Mid-Pacific…
In my many years as an educator, one of the benefits has been seeing our students literally grow taller, become more agile, more clever, more verbal…
Valentine’s Day has become a meaningful holiday in our Character Education program, a time to express appreciation and to encourage others.
Our inquiry journey has continued to lead us forward as we have used the children’s connections with Mānoa’s mountains to question and theorize.
Happy Belated New Year. As the hustle and bustle has settled, it allows time for our minds to reflect.
Last week, our kindergarten class had an exciting start to Engineers’ Week thanks to Mrs. Kihe’s visit.
What an amazing week! Not only did the children raise money for the Heart Association, they also learned how to take care of their heart.
In an era where children in the United States devote approximately 4 hours and 29 minutes daily to television, immerse themselves…
It’s been a very exciting semester at Mid-Pacific. The week seemed to be flying by with special events enjoyed and highlighted on a weekly basis
Gung Hee Fat Choi! Celebrating the Lunar New Year of the Dragon with a visit from the Lion Dancers (Gee Yung Society) has become quite the tradition at the preschool…
One of the best parts of my job is that I get to assume different roles. I am a teacher most of the time, but I get to be a learner, mentor, and facilitator.
Last week, we got to see a play at Hawaii Theater for the Youth called Super Aunty!
As Engineers Week approached, teachers and students were gearing up for a thrilling adventure into the world of problem-solving and creativity.
Empty toilet paper rolls, foil, and straw? Check! Blue tape and pipe cleaner? Check! Scissors? Check! Collaboration skills and open-mindedness? Definitely.
Noio 1 students enjoyed their Winter Holiday performance and ended the year by spending time with their families and friends.