Japanese Visitors to Grade 2

Japanese Visitors to Grade 2

In the LivingLAB this week: Grade 2 hosted visitors from Edible Schoolyards Japan (http://www.edibleschoolyard-japan.org/) who stepped right in to help finish sheet munching in the wetland garden. The students learned that in Japanese, the word for “wheelbarrow” is a...
A Snowy Nature Walk for Grade 1

A Snowy Nature Walk for Grade 1

LivingLAB Co-director, Kelly Hogan shared this vignette of a February morning in Grade 1: “It was exciting to have a little bit of snow greeting us this morning for our first day back from break! Grade 1 started the week with a snowy nature walk to the river....
December in LivingLAB

December in LivingLAB

The LivingLAB is a place-based program that creates a foundation for academic learning by developing a relationship with and understanding of the place where we live. Toward this end, students frequently visit the Willamette River (just a few blocks from school)...