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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wondering About Gingerbread Houses ...

Edwards Family

Madalyn had a great time building and decorating a Gingerbread House at a small shop in our historic downtown.She started asking questions and wondering about why we use Gingerbread to build houses and how it all got star

Candle Making

Phillips Family

Each year when the holidays roll around, I begin thinking of a craft my students can make to give their parents for Christmas.  This year I decided to revisit a craft I made years ago with students.  After visiting Wonder #443 How Do You Make Candles?

What a WONDERful world!

Sarah Nichols

I am so excited to be a Lead Ambassador for NCFL’s Wonderopolis.org Wonder Year Adventure 2012! We have already had such a great time getting to know all the other Wonder Families and can’t wait to see what WONDERful adventures we will have this year!Our first trip with Wonderopolis took us to the beautiful city of Louisville, Kentucky. There we got to see the bats being made at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Facto

It’s a dog’s life…

Sarah Nichols

My husband and I are very proud parents….to a 12 pound dog named Spike. We adopted Spike about a year and a half ago, and he has such a great personality and we couldn’t ask for a more loving, funny, and slightly neurotic addition to our family!While

Adventures in Middle School…Part 1!

Sarah Nichols

Middle schoolers are a very special breed….but I love them! This is the most formative time in a person’s life, so I look at teaching middle school not as just teaching them Science, but teaching them how to be productive citizens in their community. We learn about how to treat others with kindness and respect, how to work well with others, and how to use your time efficiently.This week, I have been working with my 7th grade class to get them used to navigating through the Wonderopolis website. They are so excited about everything

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