I've been so inspired by my online colleagues and fellow Wonder Leads. NCFL and Wonderopolishas opened the door to brand new ways of extending learning into our classrooms and homes.
I love the Wonderopolis-bond that Melissa has with her daughter. The wonder never ceases at home or at school. They are a great source of inspiration for things to do with my family or my kindergarteners at school.
Maria's excitement for Wonderopolis is so contageous that her 5th graders practically never miss a day commenting on Wonderopolis. The relationship that her students have developed with Wonderopolis is about as authentic as you can get.
I love Barbara's passion for literacy and the way that she invites her 2nd grade students to Wonder in the classroom. There is a real connection between her Wonderpolis experiences, whether at home with her family or in the classroom.
I can only imagine the Wonderopolis-shenanigans happening with Samantha and her students. Each day seems like a new adventure. There never seems to be a dull moment, from a decked out Wonderopolis wall to the adventures of Pierre.
And who says that you can't bring Wonder into the high-school classroom. As a kindergarten teacher, I CAN'T imagine teaching teenagers...but I CAN imagine the breadth and depth of a conversation that Wonderopolis can stir among high-schoolers in Sarah's classroom.
I think that the beauty of Wonderopolis is what it offers at an intrinsic level - the ability to wonder and imagine, unhindered by walls or boundaries. When it comes to wondering - no one can tell you you can't. We are only 2 months into our journey and I continue to be amazed by the things that Wonderopolis has helped bring to the table for educator and families alike.
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