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2/22/16 The possibilities in Reggio…

As we returned from our Winter Break, we noticed that students had matured immensely. It is always exciting to see the possibilities when our community is fully formed and we are able to come together for exploration in common projects.

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Laying the Groundwork for Collaboration

We are laying the groundwork for a year full of collaboration! The first weeks of school were spent reading books about working together and filling each other’s buckets. We previously discussed how everyone has a bucket and they get filled

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Preparing For a New Year in Our Classroom.

Last May, we were told our classroom was getting new carpets. How awesome! The downside? Everything had to be moved out of the classroom. This led to our realization of how much stuff we actually had in there! The positive

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It Was a Very Good Year!

As the year comes to a close, we are reflecting on ways that students and staff at St. Gabriel Episcopal School are inspired. We think about what we stand for and how to continuously accomplish our goals as a nonprofit

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Map Project

Students began this project with the idea that we would map our trek through the zoo. We worked out a path that would take us to the animals that we had been studying.  This led to us creating a zoo

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In The News

Visit these links to stories about SGES in the press: OregonLive photo feature about our program and exhibit at KidFest 1/26/15 Oregon Live article on playground about our Reggio Emilia-influenced playground on website and inprint 9/1/14 Oregon Live video on playground

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Building With The 3 Little Pigs

To begin our building studies, we heard various versions of the 3 Little Pigs and the Wolf story and interpreted them into our own versions with puppets and figures.  

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Discovering Nature: Seeds and Roots

SGES spent the fall of 2014 exploring seeds and roots of plants and learning where seeds live, how seeds move, harvesting and using seeds, what roots do for a plant,  and planting and working in the garden. Many approaches were

Posted in Nature and Outdoor Explorations