In reading workshop students are learning to become readers. With the launch of our first unit students are developing reading habits, and their identity as a reader. When students read they think about what makes sense and draw on all of them to help them figure out what the words on the page says. InContinue reading “K-11 : Becoming Readers and Mathematicians”
“Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.” Francis Bacon An important part of learning at PS 896 is inquiry based learning. Inquiry based learning is about triggering and activating a child’s curiosity. Class K-14’s curiosity was triggered one day after reading the book Germs Are Not For Sharing, By Elizabeth Verdick. This readContinue reading “Inquiring Minds In Action in K-14”
This past week we welcomed our first incoming class at PS 896. We spent the day making new friends and exploring our new school community. We look forward to a fun and learning filled school year.
Hello PS 896 Community, I hope you have enjoyed your summer vacation and are ready to begin an exciting new school year! The first day of school is on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Make sure to mark your calendar. The school day starts at 8:10 am and breakfast is served between 7:35 am to 8:00Continue reading “Welcome to PS 896!”