Total Results: 36

Christie Wyman Apr 15, 2018

Apr 15, 2018

Beware! Take care!

Happy National Poetry Month! This month I am tagging along with poet/author Amy Ludwig VanDerwater during what has become her annual NPM Project. You can click here to learn more about this straight from Amy! This year she is writing and sharing a ...

NCFL Feb 26, 2018

Feb 26, 2018

NCFL seeks adult learners to share their learning stories

The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) invites adult learners to apply to be a speaker at the 2018 Families Learning Conference, held from September 24 to 26, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Each year during NCFL's Conference, students ...

Carol Varsalona Sep 16, 2017

Sep 16, 2017

Make Your Mark on International Dot Day 2017

It's International Dot Day 2017, "a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration". Dots are filling Twitter like confetti from the sky. 10,007,526 people are celebrating in 169 countries around the world. Thanks to author, ...

Carol Varsalona Aug 21, 2017

Aug 21, 2017

Great American Eclipse - Wonder Bundle #5

It's just minutes away from an amazing natural phenomenon-a celestial happening and I am excited to be immersed in the experience. Newspaper headlines, morning talk shows, live streaming newscasts, and articles on the eclipse are circulating today. ...

Carol Varsalona May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017

Choice Leads to Voice: Wonder Bundle #2

On Twitter, there have been many thoughts exchanged by educators on the topic of choice. It is often found in student-centered classrooms where there is a culture of trust. In these havens of learning, learners are provided opportunities to choose ...

Kristie Ennis Mar 8, 2017

Mar 8, 2017

We are Women, Hear us Roar!

Today is a day to recognize women for their accomplishments, for their unbelievable talents, and to honor them for being utterly indispensable. Rosie the Riveter comes to mind, as does Wonder #835. Take the time to share the importance of this ad ...

Kristie Ennis Sep 8, 2016

Sep 8, 2016

Wonder Boxes are a Success!

The 4th grade math, 5th grade social studies, and 8th grade enrichment Wonder Boxes are out in KY classrooms and they have created suspense and wonder about academics already! Students and teachers alike are loving the build up to the opening of ...

Krissy Pierce May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016

The Olympics are Coming!

Our beloved PE teacher announced this weekend that she is completely redesigning this year's Field Day (which takes place in one week!) with an Olympic theme. Working in a community that supports mostly low-income families, I know that many of our ...

Paul W. Hankins Apr 27, 2016

Apr 27, 2016

#WallowinWonder: 1677: "What Makes Your Tongue Burn?"

We've been working with Catalog Verse in Room 407. You might recognize this type of poem if you've ever listened to:"My Favorite Things" from The Sound of MusicPaul Simon "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"REM "It's the End of the World As We Know It (And ...

Krissy Pierce Apr 21, 2016

Apr 21, 2016

What Is Foster Care?

I will be honest - today's Wonder of the Day caught me off guard. As a teacher in a low income district, I work with many families experiencing unconventional living situations. Our students homes are provided by grandparents, friends, distant ...

Paul W. Hankins Apr 12, 2016

Apr 12, 2016

Wallow in Wonder Poem 12: #1666: "Why are There Seven Days in a Week?"

I'm going to cheat a little today. Only because our students in Room 407 are working with Pantoum form today and tomorrow.And. . .Pantoum has seven letters. So the connection is really here except I am not sharing poems about the days of the week. A ...

Paul W. Hankins Apr 7, 2016

Apr 7, 2016

Wallow in Wonder Poem 7: #1663: "How Sweet is Honeysuckle?

Here is a "Spine Poem" inspired by Wonder #1663, "How Sweet is Honeysuckle?"This wonder inspired me to wonder how sweet it is that we have a month to focus in on poetry--in particular, children's poetry. And even sweeter, that we have an opportunity ...

Phillips Family Mar 7, 2014

Mar 7, 2014

March Wonders

Below are some Wonders from that you may want to share with your students throughout the month of March.#34 Why Do We Change the Clocks Twice a Year?#116 Why Do Rainbows Appear?#159 How Do You Tap a Maple Tree?#163 What Are the Ides ...

Phillips Family Dec 18, 2013

Dec 18, 2013

Wonders to Share in December

Below are Wonders at Wonderopolis that you may want to share during the month of December.Eat a Red Apple Day (December 1st)#367 Can an Apple a Day Chase the Doctor Away?End of Hanukkah (December 5th)#78 How Do People Celebrate Winter ...

Fines Family Nov 11, 2013

Nov 11, 2013

I Know Why Flamingos are Pink

We took off running on the first day of school and here we are - nearly six weeks in. I have another amazing group of learners and wonderers.  Not to worry - we've been wondering away and I'm excited to finally begin sharing the adventures of my ...

Phillips Family Sep 26, 2013

Sep 26, 2013

Wonders to Share in October

Here is a list of "holidays" and Wonders from Wonderopolis that you may want share and use in your classroom during the month of October.National Golf Day (October 4th)#153 Why Are There Dimples On a Golf Ball?#189 What Is an Eagle?#353 Why Do ...