The students were posed several questions where they were asked their opinion. They were given an opportunity to express their thoughts and feelings and share them with the group. It was interesting to see what they would do if they were president, what they are proud of, or what they would do if they were
Read a Recipe for Literacy requires community engagement, and engagement there was. Ada Medina-Solorzano gave a wonderful presentation at the Palm Beach Library this week, demonstrating what she teaches our children. Community, communication, healthful eating practices, exercise. The talk was stimulating and informative. Chef hats off to Ada.
Chef Ada was back at Melaleuca Elementary School this week and the children were all on board. She accomplished her goals (perform a routine assessment of progress made so far this year, engage the children in movement activities, prepare a healthful treat with them) and all the while had a good time. We all
The weather in the northeast may not garden-friendly right now, but that hasn’t stopped the children from working. Let’s hear it for them and for Julie, who continues to radiate enthusiasm.
A main focus of our program is communication. We talk about different types of communication; verbal, written, non-verbal, illustration, etc. Throughout the past semester the students explored the importance of and how to communicate through different activities. We had a wonderful volunteer, Christina Sun, demonstrate the impact of being able to communicate a message through illustration.
The Read a Recipe children have been making progress by leaps and bounds this year. They know it. Just look at those smiles. Many thanks to Julie who continues to run the show in a stellar fashion.