Mid-Pacific Institute: Kindergarten Hitomi

Kindergarten Hitomi

Fun Busy Week Before Spring Break

Posted on March 18, 2018

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Previous Classroom Updates

How documentation informs teaching - Part 3

Posted on March 11, 2018

Towards the end of the first semester, inspired by a high school archaeological dig at Kamanele Park (see Dr. Hussey's September 24 blog), we ventured out into the park to continue our research into relationships. In addition to the wonderings...

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A Very Special Day

Posted on March 4, 2018

As you know, the Kindergartners had been preparing for Grandparents' Day for the past 3 weeks. I have enjoyed reading about their grandparents and why they love them so much. It seems the little things their grandparents do for them...

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Posted on February 25, 2018

The Kindergartners were a little disappointed that the lions were unable to come to our school last Wednesday, February 14 due to the rain. The grass was wet and muddy and the sidewalks had huge water puddles. They had...

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Preparing for a Special Day

Posted on February 18, 2018

I always enjoy this time of year because the children have been busy writing and drawing about their grandparents -- what makes their grandparents so special and why they love them. It brings back memories when I was five and...

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Jump Rope for Heart

Posted on February 11, 2018

Let the jumping begin! The excitement and high-pitched screaming reminded me of being at Candlestick Park cheering for the 49ers with my dad. That was how loud Mills Gym was! Our elementary students couldn't wait for Jump Rope for Heart...

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Our 100th Day Celebration

Posted on February 4, 2018

Can you believe that the children have been in school 100 days! Time is just flying by. To celebrate this special day, we planned activities. Of course, these activities implemented counting, organization skills, and having fun. Three outdoor activities and...

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What's new in our kindergarten schedule?

Posted on January 28, 2018

What's new in our kindergarten schedule? Our elementary library, coding, and robotics! Last year, our library was known as "Books on Wheels." The books were wheeled into our classroom by our librarian on carts. This year, we walk to our...

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