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  Monday, April 3, 2017

ASA Skateboard Monday

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

Skateboard ASA Monday class keep getting better and better, even the younger ones are using the ramp!



ASA Les Beaux Arts

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

Children have been creating a vase with collage, they draw and painted les tournesols, à

 la manière de Matisse, using fresh sunflowers. Today is the last Art class.



  Friday, March 31, 2017

ASA Math Problem Solving

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

This week in the Mathematical Problem Solving Activity children figured out how to do the “balancing acts” on the worksheet attached — more pre-algebra.  They also used LEGOs to count how many ways there are to cover a 2xN rectangle with 2×1 tiles.  For N = 1,2,3,4,5 they counted 1,2,3,5,8 ways, and then guessed that it is always a Fibonacci number.

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ASA Italian Foreign Language Beginner level

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

In this ASA children learned to conjugate  frequently used verbs at the present tense (such as to be, to have, to go and others ). They learned about family, family members and possessive adjectives. They also learned vocabulary related to toys and animals how to make the plural of nouns and how to count up to 20.

In the cultural section we talked about an Italian folklore La Befana, an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve.

  Monday, March 27, 2017

ASA Kids Dance Adventure (KDA)

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

On Monday during the Kids Dance Adventure ASA class, children have been practicing limbo dance, and Tango. Find attached a short video of the Tango!


ASA Italian High Intermediate Level

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

In the ASA Italian on Monday, children learned new verb tenses such as imperative to express orders or suggestions and future to express desires and ambitions. They learned about the Italian currency, Euro, and practiced how to use it with a role play Italian mercato.

In the cultural section we talked about the most famous Italian monuments and we locate them in the correct Region and/or city on the map. Also, we celebrated the birthday of Michelangelo and talked about his masterpieces of Davide (David) and Il Giudizio Universale (The Last Judgment).

  Friday, March 24, 2017

ASA Ceramic

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

Students have been working on mugs, we will see in a few weeks the result!



ASA Cooking

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

Cooking with Vesna on Thursday is always fun!, making a “FONDANT AU CHOCOLAT”. Pouring ingredients together, mixing and tasting are the best part before baking it!


  Wednesday, March 22, 2017

ASA Skateboard Monday

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison


Skateboard has been so amazing! In a few classes children (Monday Class) are learning quickly to ride their skateboards and get on the ramps.

  Tuesday, March 21, 2017

ASA Mathematical Problem Solving

By Ariel Arsac-Ellison

This week in the Mathematical Problem Solving Activity children learned how to name unknown numbers (also known as “pre-algebra”!).  And they played “four 4s”, in which they tried to make different numbers using exactly four 4s and any mathematical operations.  Here’s a photo of the solutions they found.


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