SCHOOL SUPPLIES Simplify the back-to-school process by ordering next year’s school supplies TODAY through the PTA. Visit shopttkits.com and enter our account number 12148. Complete your order by June 30th, and supplies will be delivered to your child’s classroom in September. You can view the contents of the customized kits here – in case you miss the deadline or prefer to source items separately. Please consider making […]
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Inspired by the ideas of educator/author Pernille Ripp’s 2017 book Passionate Readers, I began thinking more deeply about how to emphasize student choice as a greater feature of PS 8’s library program. Early in the year I challenged each student to “Try for 25” and complete at least twenty-five books of their choice–any genre, any […]
We the Kids, a KidsCre8 Club, presented their Project Citizen portfolio on November 8th to parents, members and directors of Friends of the Marcy Houses which is a non-profit interested in using Project Citizen in their after school program. Content, process, skills and reflections were shared regarding the water fountains at PS 8. Ben C., Milo G-G., […]
Library classes are focusing on digital citizenship to learn how to participate safely and responsibility in online communities. Lessons are drawn from the Empire State Information Fluency Continuum, Common Sense Education, and BrainPop (email firstname.lastname@example.org for username/passwords). Second graders will start with the basics of online safety and information privacy. Third graders will focus learning about […]
Each month, our classes will all share the same book during read-a-loud. The books have been chosen because they complement work we are doing as a community around A Mindset for Learning. Each book that supports an aspect of this work – optimism, persistence, flexibility, resilience and empathy. Each month, we would love to have […]
PS8 has partnered with non-profit, Garden to Cafe, whose mission it is to educate children about the importance of eating locally grown foods and exposing these foods to them. Last week Garden to Cafe hosted another tasting event at PS8 serving up rainbow carrot salad with spinach, arugula and thyme vinaigrette dressing as well as NY state apples. […]