Give your child the gift of Grace!
If you know someone with a preschooler who hasn’t made a choice of school for this fall, learn about Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy (where I teach).
Stop by or call Julie, our secretary, at (309) 755-9771 to schedule time that works for you to learn more. We look forward to meeting you!❤
Have you heard of “flexible seating”? I had not until last spring, when this blog popped up on my Facebook news feed.
Written by TEDx Talk speaker and educator Kayla Delzer, it introduces a classroom concept she innovated after having an epiphany one day: Continue Reading
Well the last day of school came and went. It’s always bittersweet for me.
It is exciting to have summer vacation and to spend more time at home at the monastery.
But I miss my students (and while some will return to my classroom next year, several are moving on to kindergarten). Continue Reading
The final days of school just fly by, don’t they? We had as much fun at our local public library as we did at the park!
We walked 4 blocks from school to the library, where we met the children’s librarians. Continue Reading
On Tuesday we walked to our local park to play and have a picnic. Nothing but fun this time of year!
We threw soft frisbees, played with our parachute, climbed and ran and slid and used our OUTDOOR VOICES! Continue Reading
It’s the last week of school. I feel like a kid myself: I’m so excited!
And we’re having so much fun! We have lots of great activities planned, but one of the most loved is Water Day. Continue Reading
Field Day is the MOST exciting day of the year … or at least of May.🙂
When we arrived at school last Friday, the first thing we saw was a BOUNCY HOUSE. Oh, my. We were nearly wild with anticipation.
But there was some work to do before we began. We had to prepare ourselves for the experience. Continue Reading