Category: Pre-K

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Arlington ISD Returns With Makerspace Activity of the Week

May 21, 2020
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Foster Librarian Andrea Garza-Santos Shows Us How Chemical Reactions Work In The Makerspace Activity of the Week This week’s makerspace activity comes from Foster Elementary librarian Andrea Garza-Santos. It’s a fizzy, colorful rainbow science experiment! Children will get a kick out of exploring this chemical change with baking soda and vinegar. Ask children what happens…

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Purposeful Play Fosters Learning In Pre-K

May 15, 2020
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Purposeful Play Builds Educational Foundation Lots of playtime probably isn’t what comes to mind when you think about going to school. But for Arlington ISD’s Pre-K students, purposeful play is a big part of every day. “Sometimes, when people hear the word play, they think it’s a bad word, that students are unsupervised, running around,…

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Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami

May 14, 2020
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Get Creative With Arlington ISD’s Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami  This week’s makerspace activity comes from Arlington High School librarian Maryjane O’Halloran-Beane. She’ll introduce you to the fun Japanese art of origami.  Origami is from Japanese culture. Ori means folding, and kami means paper, so it is the art of paper folding. Origami is…

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One Million Meals Served

May 14, 2020
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Student Meal Plan Has Distributed Over One Million Meals To Arlington ISD Students & Their Families The Arlington ISD student meal plan, which started March 16, surpassed the one-million meal mark last week. The student meals assure than anyone 18-and-under can get 12 meals a week during the school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Arlington ISD Returns With The Makerspace Activity of the Week

May 7, 2020
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Makerspace Activity Of The Week Uses STEM To Spark Creativity This week’s makerspace activities come from Butler Elementary librarian Tamara Jackson. She has a collection of fun little projects that you can do at home. Scroll down to get started. For more makerspace activities, check out these ideas from other Arlington ISD librarians: Make Butterflies (Rosana…

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Pre-K Teachers Share Advantages Of Full-Day Pre-K

May 7, 2020
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Arlington ISD Teachers Share The Advantages Of Free Full-Day Pre-K Pre-K will be full-day for all 4-year-olds next school year in the Arlington ISD for the first time. That’s exciting news for Pre-K teachers because they know how much the extended school day will help the district’s youngest learners. “Extending our academic program for 4-year-old…

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How To Make Mother’s Day Perfect For Mom

May 7, 2020
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Swift Elementary Art Teacher Roxanne McKee Shows Us How To Make The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift What would Mother’s Day be like without your student bringing home something homemade from school for mom? Well, thanks to Swift Elementary art teacher Roxanne McKee, you won’t have to worry about that even though Arlington ISD campuses are…

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