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Curriculum Matters: November 15, 2015

Parent Connections
Our parent offerings this year are abundant and varied. Make sure to check out the list and consider spending some time with our fabulous faculty.
Primary Sing-Along with Meridith – December 5th
Bring your EAC Primary student and join teacher Meridith Jones
to learn some of the many songs we sing at school.
 Saturday, December 5th
Three morning sessions at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.
Space is limited!
       
Hands-on Journey through Primary and Elementary Math
 January 23, 2016
Join Primary teachers Liz Allen and Donyan Shadions, Junior Level teachers Melani Fuchs and Scott Daigler, and Upper Level teachers Terry Cater-Cyker and Marianne Montague for a morning of Montessori math.
Receive lessons and experience follow-up work with our materials: be a child for a day! (Childcare will be provided)
  Saturday, January 23rd from 9:00 -12:00 p.m.
Space is limited to 20 adults so register early:
                      Hands-on Journey Through Math.
    
Beth Grosshans’ “Beyond Time Out”:
A Book Discussion with Liz – February 4, 2016
Join Primary/Extended Day teacher Liz Allen for a discussion of Beth Grosshans’ outstanding book on discipline for young children.
Thursday, February 4th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
                    
Brown Bag Lunch with Laura
February 10, 2016
Join Principal Laura Gottfried for an informal get together with other EAC parents. Ask questions, raise concerns, and share anecdotes about the EAC experience.
Wednesday, February 10th from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
                     Register for Brown Bag Lunch with Laura 
Adventures in Reading Support with Patrice
March 4, 2016
Join Reading Support Specialist Patrice Jennings to learn about the developmental pathway to reading acquisition. Learn how to support children at home and over the summer.
Friday, March 4th from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Family Fun Fest – March 19, 2016
Join us at the Hangar Theatre for an afternoon of games, activities and an interactive viewing of The Wizard of Oz.
Come in costume and prepare for some spring fun!
Saturday, March 19th from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
  (Tickets will be available at the EAC Main Office
 beginning March 1st.)
The Personal Use of Technology by Elementary Students
Join Upper Level teacher Terry Cater-Cyker and Director of Wellness, Anne Robbins as they facilitate a discussion on exposure and use of technology in the lives of elementary students.
Tuesday, April 12th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m
Montessoiree – April 15, 2016
Join EAC staff and Board members for an adult evening
 of casual conversation and light fare.
Coltivare,  Saturday, April 15th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  (Tickets will be available at the EAC Main Office
 beginning April 1st and at the door.)
Brown Bag Lunch with Laura
Join Laura for an informal get together with other EAC parents.
Ask questions, raise concerns, and share anecdotes
about the EAC experience.
May 20th, 12:00-1:00
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