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An Act of Kindness

“No Act of Kindness , No Matter How Small, Is ever Wasted” The Lion and the ...

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The Morning Message

This week we introduced our new morning message, which has become a permanent fixture in our morning routine and in ...

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ART: The CAVE 2023

We traditionally begin the second semester in the art room with the CAVE. It provides the kids with imaginary ...

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New Year, Old Routines

Happy New Year, Green Room Families! This week, as we settled back into classroom life, we took the time to revisit ...

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Our Yellow Room Community Curriculum

This fall, we launched a community-based curricular project to both broaden our understanding of

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Learning about Holidays at Barrow

With the Winter Holiday season already here, we wanted to shed some light on the ways Barrow teachers facilitate ...

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The Language of Hands

How do hands communicate? Think of some words you might use to describe your hands. For my own I think of my work as ...

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Our First Service Learning Project

The Super Powerful Kids have been exploring what it means to NEED something, and what it means to WANT. We kicked off ...

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Interviewers in Training…

As you know, for the past two weeks, we have been sharing your children’s name stories with the class! (Thank ...

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Yellow Room, You’ve Got Mail!

In late November, The Yellow Room got mail… from the Orange ...

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Curriculum Spotlight: Name Stories

Dear Green Room “Robot Dinosaur” ...

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The Science of Movement – Week 2

Kyleigh and I had the pleasure of co-teaching the science of movement for two weeks this fall. In the second week, we ...

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The Science of Movement – Week 1

Kyleigh and I had the pleasure of co-teaching the science of movement for two weeks this fall. In the first week, we ...

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Rules for School

Having officially taken on the name of The Super Lollipops, we turned our attention towards the next step in our ...

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Pajama Drive: Practicing Gratitude and Generosity

‘Tis the season for gratitude and giving! At Barrow, the Pajama Drive is a fun and accessible way for the whole family to participate in an act of ...

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Social Justice Storytime Recap!

For those who weren’t able to join us last week for our first Social Justice Storytime of the year, don’t worry! Here is a recap of some ...

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5 Reasons to Love Science…

It has been such a busy start to the year. Science with the 4/5s has been an ongoing adventure: the children have actively used their imagination, ...

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Growing Good Citizens at Barrow

For the past several weeks, many classrooms at Barrow have begun to engage in a yearly tradition that is near and dear to our community — ...

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A Day in the White Room

As children are settling into the routines of the White Room, they’re making this space their ...

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Green Room Back to School Night Notes

Children have come into this year already knowing a lot about school. They are familiar with the school spaces, they have a basic understanding of ...

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Introducing… The Super Powerful Kids!

You heard that right! The Red Room has chosen their new class name: THE SUPER POWERFUL KIDS! Here’s a little ...

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Why The Symbols?

As you have undoubtedly heard and seen, your children have something a little atypical about how their names are ...

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Art

Each year as the Fall begins, the art room starts to transform from a BLANK CANVAS (113 of them to be exact) into an ...

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The First Weeks

It is hard to believe we are already weeks into the school year. As we make our journey through the separation ...

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What We Learn on a Walk

The West Village is filled with local heritage, cultures, landscapes, opportunities, and experiences that can be used as the foundation for all kinds ...

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Goodbyes, Hellos, and I-Always-Come-Backs

Much of the work we engaged in this week surrounded separation and saying goodbye. This lifelong practice of coming and going, being together and ...

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Spotlight on… Hello Meeting

A central party of each and every day is Hello Meeting. It is a key component in our Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum and is essential to ...

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New Routine Alert: Morning Jobs

Today, we introduced the Orange Room friends to a new routine: Morning Jobs. Each morning upon arriving at school, they are tasked with completing ...

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Barrow

Hi folks! I’m Ari, Barrow’s new Diversity, Equity, and ...

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Our First Week of School!

It has been an exciting first week of school in the Yellow Room! These first connections are the origin from which a year’s worth of rich ...

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Pre-K Body Outline Fun

During a series of joint movement/science classes in the winter, the PreK students worked together to outline their bodies as one step in learning ...

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ART: 4/5’s Spring ’22 Blacklight Office Party

Highlighters and blacklight: two things that kids will get more familiar with as the go on in school, one probably being more fun than the other. ...

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Neighborhood Explorations

As part of a photography exploration, the Silver Room friends have been going on walking trips over the past few weeks to explore and document the ...

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Challenging Gender Stereotypes in the Red Room

Gender stereotypes are everywhere. They pop up through conversations, rolechoices in games, and activity preferences in the classroom. Have you ever ...

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Yellow Room Class Jobs

Recently, your children may have come home talking about their “jobs” at school. For the first half of the year, Nicki and I worked to set clear ...

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Letter Making with the Fish Sticks

Let’s take a closer look into our emergent letter writing curriculum in the Purple Room this ...

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West Village Pizza Tour!

The West Village Pizza Tour has commenced! As the weeks of our Cooking Study continued, one thing was clear: pizza was our favorite thing we have ...