We would like to take a few minutes of your time to explain STACK and how it works in our classroom. STACK is a centers rotation process built off of Bloom's Taxonomy of higher level thinking. Each center is designed with a specific goal in mind: to expand your child's learning in multiple ways because no two students are alike when it comes to learning.
S - small group: this is where students receive intensive small group instruction based on assessed needs and 4th grade standards.
T - technology: this is the center where students will use computers to receive and complete I-Ready lessons, both in reading and math.
A - apply: in this center, students will apply learned skills through the use of technology and peer-sharing.
C- create: students are tasked with creating an artifact based on learned skills. This center is a great way for teachers to gauge who "gets it" an who needs further instruction.
K - kinesthetic: this center is our social studies center during reading and our science center during math. This center focuses around hands-on, real world information and problem solving. Experimentation and exploration will be done at this center.
We hope this information helps you understand the day-to-day operations of our class more clearly.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please email us or contact us through Bloomz.