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Preparation for writing

September 21, 2014 9:22 pm Published by
As the school year has gotten back into full swing I have taken the time to really look back and think about what I want to do better when it comes to my classroom. The one aspect of the curriculum I felt that I needed to amp up was my handwriting materials. I helped my… Learn More

Get Up and Move!

September 7, 2014 8:12 am Published by
As we get back into the swing of school I am happy to say that CH1 is having a blast! We have been learning about one another as well as getting to know the classroom. I am so excited to continue to get to know all of my students as well as all of the… Learn More

Fostering Independence

August 24, 2014 8:54 pm Published by
As I sit in my apartment my first day of school, outfit picked out and laying on my bed and my lunch packed, I realize how excited I am to start back teaching especially at a school as great as ADM. It is so amazing to be part of a school community that just one year… Learn More

Peace in the classroom

August 1, 2014 1:17 pm Published by
  I found this great video the other day and the message really hit home for me. One of the reasons I chose to come to ADM was because of the diverse population is serves.   I hope you enjoy this as much as I did! Learn More

Summer camp school excitement

July 14, 2014 9:24 am Published by
  After taking a few weeks off I was really excited to come back to ADM to teach summer school. I have the pleasure of working with the 6-9 year olds over the summer which is a big change of pace from the 3-6 year olds. Each week of the camp we have a different… Learn More

What a year!

June 24, 2014 9:49 pm Published by
Posted by Caitlyn Solomon As most of you know this is my first year being a teacher.  As I left the school on Thursday I really thought about all of the things that have happened this year. Let me tell you, WOW, I thought I learned a lot in college, but the things I learned… Learn More

Green Thumb

June 10, 2014 4:02 pm Published by
Before I start this post I should say that my mother is an AMAZING gardener.  She would spend her entire life in the dirt if she could. Me, on the other hand, not so much. I would get too hot in the sun and burnt too easily to want to spend a lot of time… Learn More

Ch1 takes the City

June 10, 2014 3:58 pm Published by
This week was full of adventure for all the 3-6 students at ADM. CH2 had an awesome field trip at the Beverly Art Center. I can’t say exactly what they did but I am sure that Ms. Kate can tell you ALL about it. What I can tell you about is the field trip my… Learn More

The Importance of Handwriting

June 4, 2014 1:09 pm Published by
The ScienceTimes (NY Times) yesterday had an article about the effects on memory and learning that handwriting has on brain development, and what is getting lost as handwriting is being replaced by keyboards. The findings are eye-opening and this article is a must read for any parent or teacher working with children. Here is the… Learn More

Be Cool About Fire Safety

June 4, 2014 12:47 pm Published by
Be Cool! Click for a GREAT video on fire safety 🙂 On Wednesday, May 21st ADM had our very own fire fighter, Tim Daily (Father of Nora Daily), come into the school to talk about what he does. The students were able to learn about how to become a fire fighter, what a firefighter does… Learn More