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2 There are plenty of ways for students (and parents!) to get involved with their peers, their community, and their K¹² family. The K¹² community allows students to get creative, and get involved.

3 Cummer Museum of Art and Garden Museum of Science and History Pump it Up! Bowling Barnes and Noble- Bagels & Books Conners A-Maize-Ing Acres Jacksonville Zoo Santa Fe Teaching Zoo Bowling at Alley Katz in Gainesville Movie: Critics Corner

4 Picnic in the Park- Viera Regional Park Movie: Critics Corner Barnes and Noble- Books & Bagels Orlando Science Center Bowling United States Post Office Tour Green Meadows Farm Central Florida Zoo

5 Parke Family Hydro Farms Barnes and Noble- Bagels & Books G.WIZ – The Science Museum Dinosaur World Museum of Science and Industry Bowling Movie: Critics Corner Lowry Park Zoo Tampa Yankees Picnic in the Park

6 Museum of Science and Discovery Barnes and Noble- Bagels & Books Movie: Critics Corner Bowling Picnic in the Park Bowling Picnic in the Park

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8 What is an e-trip? An e-trip is a computer simulation in which you can explore and interact with a place, an idea, or an environment. Our families have traveled around the country virtually touring national museums. Students have conducted science experiments on how to make their own ice cream to figuring out how many M&Ms should be in a bag. Our students have also learned about different careers from working at the post office to living on a cruise ship! Come and see what our families have done, virtually!!

9 Book Reading: Sebastians Roller Skates Ice Cream Social Christmas Around the World History of Florida M&Ms Experiment Prehistoric Pen Pals The Collector Lets Explore- Brain Pop Videos Civil Rights Museum National Air and Space Museum 100 th Day Celebration Martin Luther King- Random Acts of Kindness Winter Olympics Kick-off Groundhogs Day Kids in the Kitchen Valentines Lunch Bunch Legoland Virtual Tour Living on a Cruise Ship Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Lets Investigate Photography Who is Dr. Seuss? Tour of the Hawaiian Islands Magic School Bus Tour of Marine life Tour of the White House Tour of St. Augustine Smithsonian Museum of Natural History Lets take a stroll down memory lane- Scrapbooking! A tour of Frances countryside The Seven Natural Wonders of the World

10 Flat Stanley Project Living Museum Creative Writing Careers Discussions for 6 th -8 th grade students Post Cards from World Travelers Flat Stanley Project Living Museum Creative Writing Careers Discussions for 6 th -8 th grade students Post Cards from World Travelers K¹²s Advanced Learner Program turns education up a few notches. Our students participate in extra- curricular activities to develop their hungry minds!

11 Book Club (K-8 and Middle School) - Book club meets 6 times in a 2 week period. The students are assigned chapters to read the night before. Then we have open discussions during the meeting time about events, characters, and setting. We make predictions about that nights assigned reading and the students have a chance to discuss with each other different aspects of the book. Book Buddies for K-3 Middle School Reading Remediation Fun Friday- Our Fun Friday club meets monthly and students are able to participate in a variety of activities. They also attend various break out rooms where they have movie corner, cooks in the kitchen, photography studio, video game mania, actor stage, and scientist lab.

12 2 nd Grade National Winner Eric. T from Hillsborough County

13 Spirit Week is a time for families to show their community and the world, their school spirit! This years Spirit Week was held February 1-5, During those five days we had special themes and offered fun ideas that let families express their school spirit in a big way! Day 1- Appreciation and Inspiration Day 2- Pay it Forward Day 3- School Somewhere Unique Day 4- I heart my school and my virtual education Day 5- Freaky Friday Students sent their teachers and learning coaches thank you s, donated clothes to the nearest homeless shelter, schooled in a tub, and swapped roles with their learning coach. Its all part of Spirit Week! Party central for Spirit Weekthe place where you can keep up to date with all the goings-onwill be thebigthinK¹², our online social community.

14 From K 12 Experts to the experts in the classroom, we have offered our families the support they need. Expert Speaker Series are hosted every month providing both students and parents sessions in various topics. Preparing Your Student for State Testing Developing the Independent Learner The Parent Connection: Getting Involved in the Virtual Education Community De-Stressing over the S Word: Socialization The 15 Minute Learning Coach Student Speaker Series: Keeping it Positive! For a complete listing of upcoming speaker series or archived sessions, visit thebigthinK 12 !

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16 What is xPotential ? Not only is this a greener edition of our magazine, but it also provides you with a greater variety of media through which to experience some really great content. You'll find the same features, sections and columns as the print versiononly now you can easily access additional information, K12 resources and supplementary links to web resources. We want to provide you with material that can help inform you about what's new, and share stories about people from all over the K12 World. Give us a click and experience what makes The xPotential a truly interactive magazine and a fabulous home education resource. Welcome! CLICK HERE TO VIEW! CLICK HERE TO VIEW!


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