Please click on the link below to see our upcoming activities for Read Across America Week! https://5il.co/d72h
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
Fitness Fun at GW tonight! Our second graders had a blast exercising and playing fitness games with their parents. THANK YOU to our PE teachers for coordinating this great event. Another big THANK YOU to our PTO for providing us with water and healthy snacks!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Happy 100th Day of School! These first 100 days have been AMAZING! It has been a pleasure to see our students learn and grow! We are continuously impressed by all they can do. #81moretogo #Learningdoesntstop!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Teacher Learning Day at GW! Our teachers met with our math coach to discuss ways they can enhance students’ mathematical reasoning through mathematical discourse and number talks. #21stcenturymath #developingdeepthinkers #teachersaslearners!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Thank you to all the parents who joined us at our PTO Meeting today. We appreciate your continued support!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Happy Read-Aloud Day! Children that are read to read better, write better, learn better ! Therefore, we make sure we have read-alouds in our classrooms every day!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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We are using sticky notes to record important non-fiction facts. We love our flexible seating. It gives us choices and lets us have the freedom to choose what works best for us.
over 2 years ago, Amanda Jaggi
Jong-Hoon likes a comfy cushion.
Ema likes working at her desk.
Batu prefers a cozy couch.
Austin is rocking it in our rocking chair!
Ms. Chrisanthopoulos and Ms. Jaggi had their classes meet up for a book celebration. The first graders worked hard writing All About Books and they shared their published pieces.
over 2 years ago, Amanda Jaggi
IJ an 1C share their expertise in their All About Book.
They wrote about friends, family, and Girl Super Heroes
This group had fun sharing.
Need into about Minecraft? We have some books for you.
Students in the pre reading and writing stage benefit from drawing and talking about their creations. It helps develop fine motor, creativity and a foundation for future writing. Check out this masterpiece from one of our kindergartners. “It’s an engine, Ms. Veras, look at the gears.!” #emergentliteracy #drawingislearning #creativeexpression
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Our second grade mathematicians worked in groups to solve math problems utilizing various mathematical strategies. It was impressive to see them collaborate, exchange ideas and eloquently share their mathematical thinking!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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We are learning to add common endings to words we know in phonics. This will help us become better readers and writers.
over 2 years ago, Amanda Jaggi
Learning common endings helps young readers
Austin adds endings to his snap words.
Ayden studies the common endings.
Our ESL students learned all about Dr. Martin Luther King and the many ways they could be like him!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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A box is just a box, unless you're in Pre-K! Then, a box is a whole world of possibilities! As part of our Creative Curriculum Box Study, our preschoolers have been learning about environmental print, 3d shapes, observational drawings and so much more! #childrenasengineers!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Big happy crowd out tonight for GW and EVG bingo night! Thank you PTO!
over 2 years ago, Edgewater School District
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Did you know? Children that read 20 minutes per day will have heard 1.8 million words a year! They will also score better than 90% of their peers on standardized tests. Therefore, we make sure our students get independent reading time every single day! #Buildinglifelongreaders
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Our teachers start the day off right with some individualized, special greeting time. This helps our students get a positive start to their day. It also helps every student understand that they belong and they matter! #buildingpositiveclassroomcommunities
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Did you know? Movement helps students focus, integrate information in the brain and stay motivated. For that reason, we make sure to give our young learners opportunities to move while they learn!
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Don't Forget! Girl Scouts Program for grades K-2 begins tomorrow at GW from 3-4pm. For more information contact Ms. DaCosta at cdacosta@gsnnj.org.
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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Starting the year off right! Our second graders made some great New Year's resolutions to ensure they continue to do their very best this year! #focusedonlearning #phoneticwritingatitsbest #waytogosecondgraders
over 2 years ago, Ms. Veras
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The 2020-2021 District Calendar, approved by the Board of Education on January 2nd, can be viewed online here: https://5il.co/c1nm
over 2 years ago, Edgewater School District
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