The second year Lower Elementary West students learned about the Decanomial, a Montessori representation of the Square of Pythagoras. With this multi-step material the students lay out the beads, squares and eventually cubes that represent the multiplication tables.
Finding the Coordinates
The Lower Elementary West students got acquainted with longitude and latitude lines and learned how to find certain coordinates on a grid.
The Class Caterpillars
The Lower Elementary West students have caterpillars! The students observed the caterpillars daily and noted that some are already beginning to form chrysalises.