In 1st grade in Indiana, we spend a few weeks learning about making different kinds of graphs in math class. We learn about surveying the class to find out the answer to a question (what is your favorite color, etc…) and then we take that information and display it in…
We are so excited that Tessie has arrived in Indiana! We have been waiting all year for our turn with her and are thrilled we get to spend some time with her before school is done here for the summer. During her stay with us, Tessie will be spending time…
What a great week we had with Tessie. First we introduced her to our classroom ‘Learner Bears’. Then she visited the 5th grade PYP Exhibition with us. She watched us at the swimming pool, and she celebrated three birthdays with us. Most of all, she inspired us to learn how to draw bears, and she participated in drawing self-portraits. Tessie was our special guest as we hosted the primary school assembly, and she had a special seat with that days’ birthday girl. We loved meeting her friends from China via Skype – even though our LCD screen played-up on us, we still enjoyed their songs and poems on the iPad. They inspired us to learn the song L.O.V.E. by Hi Five! Thank you for sharing time with us Tessie!
We look forward to another time with Tessie or one of her friends next year.
We carefully helped Tessie out of her travel-box
We are all excited that Tessie has finally arrived
We talked about the information we saw in Tessie’s passport
Tessie really liked the globes from our ‘How the world works’ unit
Tessie was introduced to our classroom ‘Learner Bears’
We enjoyed having Tessie as part of the ‘Learner Bear’ crew that helps us develop our understanding of the IB learner profile
We learned about observational drawing, Tessie was our model
Tessie visited us at the pool during our swim class
Of course she couldn’t go in the water.
We Skyped with Tessie’s friends in China
Some of us shared snacks with Tessie
Exciting visit to the Grade 5 PYP Exhibition (PYPX)
At the game project station @The PYPX
Tasting bugs at the @PYPX
Tessie was a caring friend when we got hurt and needed to go to nurse Moemoe
Tessie and the EYC students hosted the Primary School Assembly
Together we celebrated Benita’s 5th birthday
We drew self portraits…
We said goodbye…
Bye bye Tessie! We will miss you
Thank you, Ms Janna for putting the video together for us.