Category Archives: Math

Playground Geometry Review

After our Rube Goldberg Science Unit, our students have studied angles and geometry in real life, and it was time to review our Math learning on the playground. Students began by identifying all of their geometry vocabulary words on the … Continue reading

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Number Talk – Introduction to Multiplication

Today we began our new math topic, as we started learning about Multiplication.  Starting math learning with a number talk is a great way to gather all of the students together and transition to our “math time”. After drawing twelve … Continue reading

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Second Annual Chalk-a-lot

Our students participated in University School’s Second Annual Chalk-a-lot.  The event was originally inspired by the University of Northern Colorado’s successful attempt to break a chalk art Guinness Record. Last year, University elementary students had a literature theme.  This years … Continue reading

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Amazing day at Young Ameritowne

Our fourth grade students had the best day ever at Young Ameritowne in Lakewood, Colorado.  For the past two months our students have been preparing and learning which includes: job applications,  job interviews, money management skills, business sense, government, economics … Continue reading

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Children’s Cookbook Project

As a part of a K-12 school we experience many unique opportunities.  Recently, Maggie Lauer a 12th grade student contacted me about her senior project.  The project is creative and complex, as she writes and designs a children’s cookbook.  Maggie … Continue reading

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High School is Amazing!

Over the past two weeks our class has enjoyed visiting high school classrooms.  As a K-12 learning community we look forward to learning together on a multi-age campus. December is such a fun and exciting time of year that students … Continue reading

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Math Groups – Festive Fun!

During our last week of school in 2016, student Math Groups have been busy with festive holiday fun. As you can see from the picture, our Math Group completed their “Fact Family Neighborhood” while experimenting with geometry, as they measured … Continue reading

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STEM – Tower Prototype

Today our 4th grade students worked in groups to participate in a fun STEM project.  The town of STEM-a-lot wanted engineers to design a prototype of a tower that could support a “cutie” (clementine orange).  As a festive spin, students … Continue reading

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Cup Stacking, Literacy, Story Telling and More

Today was a full day of learning excitement.  Students started by participating in the Guinness Book of World Record Cup Stacking Event in Physical Education. We want to thank our P.E. teachers Mr. Kravig, Mr. Miller and Ms. Breen for … Continue reading

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Topographic Maps of Colorado

Our 4th grade students have been learning about Colorado geography.  Since we have such fascinating state geography, with so many different regions, it has been a great opportunity to create a physical model of Colorado.  Students formed into groups to … Continue reading

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