March 24, 2011
Parents are an important part of the learning circle at Gillispie, and it's nice when parents volunteer in the classroom to appreciate the gifts of children other than their own. Below, Monica B. listens to Ardalan T. read independently; she was joined by five other parents to form student-parent reading teams.
Student, teacher, writing surface--sometimes a traditional approach is best. Grade 4 teacher Mrs. Shieh motions to Douglas as she conveys a strategy for converting fractions to decimals.