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IREC Leadership Awards!

IREC Leadership Awards!

Emy got an award for showing leadership when she begins with the end in mind.  Emy tries very hard to think about what her end product will look like before she even begins her projects.  In 3J we’ve also been working on graphic organizers for our writing, and Emy has been putting a lot of … Continue reading

3D Portraits #IRECMakers

3D Portraits #IRECMakers

Along with our IREC Maker Buddies, Mrs.Taylor’s Grade 1 Class, we made a very cool project called 3D Portraits.  These sculptures were planned, constructed, assembled, presented, played with, and broken back down to recycling all over the past couple of weeks.  Take a look!

Creating Problems in 3J!

Creating Problems in 3J!

It’s not what you think; these are GOOD problems!  The 3Js have been discussing and completing addition and subtraction problems, and we’re deepening our understanding by inventing our own.  Over the past two days we each thought about, discussed and created our own addition and subtraction problems.  We then added them into a google doc … Continue reading

Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

IREC has been observing Bullying Awareness Week with our own Be Proactive Week.  Today students completed a representation of what can happen to peoples’ hearts when others say unkind words to them. Take a look. Our 3J class rule is very simple. Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

Pumpkin Math Quest 2017!

Pumpkin Math Quest 2017!

Counting. Measuring.  Subtracting.  Adding.  Ordering.  Comparing.  Graphing.  Drawing.  Creating.  Painting.  Lots of stuff going on here today, folks.  Take a look at our Pumpkin Project today!!!

Our Marble Project!!!

Our Marble Project!!!

We’re done!!!! Our entire project from start to finish included: researching marble mazes and runs planning our own marble game critiquing our peers for best ideas construction creating and incorporating a theme for our games writing a creative set of instructions screencasting a tutorial of how to play our games presenting our games to our … Continue reading