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Halloween Fun!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Halloween Fun!

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Upstairs Curriculum Letter: November

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Upstairs Curriculum Letter: November

Hello GPM Families, Thank you to the Upstairs parents for joining me for the parent-teacher conferences. It was a pleasure to meet with you all to discuss your child’s progress. Just as we understand the value of one-on-one lessons with each child, we also appreciate the individualized time and space to meet with you. We recognize the importance of bridging home and school life and I greatly enjoyed learning a bit more about your child by spending time with you. Therefore, we appreciate everyone for taking the time to meet as we realize that mornings are already a very busy time. In...

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New Afternoon Teacher: Abigail

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

New Afternoon Teacher: Abigail

We are so excited to introduce you to our newest Afternoon Teacher, Abigail! Please see her bio below: Hello! My name is Abigail and I am currently obtaining my BA in Child Development (with a concentration in Early Childhood Education) at San Francisco State University. For as long as I can remember, I always knew it was my calling to be a teacher. Before moving to San Francisco, I attended De Anza College and took my first Child Development classes. I felt very lucky to find that these classes further assured me that this field was for me. While enrolled in the ECE classes, I worked at...

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Upstairs Classroom Curriculum Letter for October

Posted by on Sep 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Upstairs Classroom Curriculum Letter for October

Hello GPM families,   Wow, time seems to be flying as fall is now upon us. We look forward to the change of season as well as the continued growth in the classroom. Every day is full of reflecting on past lessons, practicing those lessons, and anticipating the excitement of new challenges. It is always fun to witness the children moving about the classroom with such purpose.We continue to model grace and courtesy throughout each day. Currently we are discussing table manners and practicing mindfulness of our bodies throughout the lunch process. This can be a very busy transition as we...

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Downstairs Classroom Curriculum Letter for October

Posted by on Sep 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Downstairs Classroom Curriculum Letter for October

As I am sure you can imagine, these past weeks have been a whirlwind of activity and “getting to know you.” It’s tremendously exciting to be in the classroom again and I’m seeing the challenges of being removed from it. I am grateful to experience the children firsthand once again. The books and songs I’ve written for them, the projects and explorations I’ve created, were inspired by the children in my care. Out of the momentary complications of transition comes a new and exciting time to have the opportunity to focus on the Nature curriculum supported by Waseca materials,...

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