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Posted by on Monday, December 9, 2019
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Posted by on Saturday, December 7, 2019
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Posted by on Wednesday, November 20, 2019
This Wednesday marked La Giornata Internazionale dei Diritti dell'Infanzia (International World Children's Day)! This year, we asked some of the preschool children to give some tips to grown ups (the topics were food, games and general tips)! "What would you like to tell grown ups?" "Thank you, because for all the stuff they do for me" - Jack  
Preschoolers making pasta noodles.
Posted by on Wednesday, November 20, 2019
For la Settimana della Cucina Italiana, our preschoolers spent the day making pasta! Megan taught them how to roll out the dough and make various types of pasta such as spaghetti and linguine. Each student got to try the process and bring their own pasta home - buon appetito!
Students look through reusable materials.
Posted by on Monday, November 18, 2019
On Monday, our Grade 1 students went to the East Bay Depot for Reuse in Oakland to see how a place full of reused materials is organized and take some ideas for our materioteca (library). When they arrived, a lady named Natasha explained what kind of materials are collected and how they work in there. It was a great experience and they also got to bring back some materials to enrich their future materioteca!    
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Posted by on Friday, November 15, 2019
Alessandro Baricco, a world-famous Italian writer, director and performer visited our 7/8 music and 5/6 Italian classes during visit on Friday.   Alessandro enjoyed an impromptu performance by the class and shared his passion for music and instruments. Students also practiced their Italian with Alessandro by asking prepared questions. With both classes, Alessandro shared his experiences watching the world transition into the digital age, the topic of his new book: The Game. In 1993,... Read More
Students drawing on poster board.
Posted by on Friday, October 25, 2019
For the Settimana della Lingua Madre, our Elementary Students gathered to discuss the 100 years of Rodari this morning! Gianni Rodari was an Italian writer and journalist, most famous for his children's books. His works are celebrated and loved by all, and today, our students had the opportunity to divide into groups and discuss some of his books! You can learn more about the 100 Gianni Rodari celebration here!
Parents gather for the open house.
Posted by on Friday, October 25, 2019
On Wednesday, La Scuola Preschool hosted the first open house of the year! Grazie to our faculty and parent volunteers for helping us welcome prospective parents to La Scuola! If you would like to join an upcoming preschool tour, please register for a date on our Admissions website.
Educators discuss professional development
Posted by on Thursday, October 24, 2019
On Thursday, La Scuola hosted guest educators for "Ordinary Stories: the micro journeys to achieving childhood milestones". During this workshop, educators delved into the acknowledgment of their body and thoughts in everyday life actions to gain a better understanding of the different micro journeys a child faces in a school environment. Through hands-on activities and storytelling, this workshop offered an opportunity to reflect and value the multilayered observations of the achievement of... Read More

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