Tag: education

Learning Together…in the Car?!

Sometimes we have to spend a lot of time in the car.  Sometimes laundry/yard work/meal time is the priority of the moment. If the body is being held captive to a task or in a car the mind can be

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An Open Classroom Mention on the SLC School District Site

Our counselor, Dan, talking about our recent grads and their amazing, year-long projects.  

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High School? And then…?

Our counselor, Dan, is meeting with all of our 8th grade students and their parents to help them plan for high school and beyond. We are learning about what our choices are and how to plan for them according to

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Busy Learning and Giving

Upper grade students recently visited the U of U to get a taste of the university experience. See the SLC School District article here. Thanks to our counselor, Dan, for arranging this field trip. Later our 8th graders hosted representatives

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Summer Reading!

There are so many free, easy and entertaining ways to keep kids reading this summer! Story times, crafts, performances, prizes, workshops and BOOKS! Public Library Reading Programs- http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/events/view/3969/   Trackers will be handed out on the 29th. http://www.slcolibrary.org/le/lesp/index.htm The Utah State Fair- http://www.utahstatefair.com/readandwin 

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Congratulations Teachers!

In the spirit of Learning Together, our 6-8 grade teachers- Claudia, Tina M., Gaby and Denny Jo have finished a technical certification course through Adobe Utah! As a result, our upper students have some new skills to use in creating

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In which Lena’s math class helps to answer a question.

Recently KUTV’s  Matt Gephardt came to the O.C. and we learned why pencils have “lead”.

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What’s in YOUR wallet?

Comic book writer Stan Lee says, “The smartest card in my wallet? It’s a library card.” Stan Lee talking about how important libraries are. We are all about modeling the behavior we want to see in our kids, right? So,

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Videos to share

Looks like a storm is coming- Here are some kid friendly and educational videos to watch together until the sun comes out again. *Live nature webcams from all over the world on explore.org. Some are seasonal and a few are

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Second screening of Race to Nowhere

Race to Nowhere

The Open Classroom is screening Race to Nowhere again! Please “buy” a free ticket so we can adequately plan for seating. Everyone is welcome (including older kids if you feel like this movie would be right for your child to

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