Everybody returned just fine, pretty much. Our minds, though, including mine, took a couple days to line up.
This week's blog leans heavily on photos and, as always, what you ask your child to explain.
TESTING WATER QUALITY WITH ELECTRICITY!
The more impure the water, the greater the conductivity.
COOL STORIES! ASK ABOUT THEM.
RAZ FLIGHT CHECKS!
That is, our 15 minute reading diagnostic.
SHOW AND TELL
You had to be there.
AND A BOOK FOR YOU!
Thoroughly research-based answers to age-old questions.
This 'amazing breakthrough' also prepares us to learn each day. Seriously, sleep, it's at a bed near you. Third graders should be getting 10-11 hours of sleep a night for peak growth, health, and performance.
As I've come to learn, most of us do not get the quality of sleep we think we do. The consequences can be startling. Don't kid yourself. Fortunately, Walker's jovial approach and fascinating research makes Why We Sleep anything but a sleepy read. Though he's cool with you falling asleep with the book.
But be sure to read the Field Trip email, please. Until next week...