It’s the first blog post written by students. This post was written and photographed by Oscar, An, and Alicia. Every week, a team of students will be writing blog posts. Oscar, An, and Alicia got everyone off to a great start. On Monday, September 22 2014, everyone voted for a blueprint that we made of […]
Here’s the information all about DIY. By now, everyone has their account and is ready to do. We need to see what you can do and have learned by October 3rd. Remember, choose a skill from the ones listed that relate to Sharing the Planet!
Last week, I got a chance to see the power of Twitter when I tweeted some frustration at an organization our school has been using for years: DIY.org We have been using DIY.org at our school for the last 3 years as an integral part of our home learning program. DIY, if you haven’t had […]
Students have been working hard in the garden during our first unit where we’re incorporating measurement through hands-on garden measuring. The students had the task of dividing up the garden evenly between our three grade 4 classes. They’ve learned about measuring and practiced using a variety of measuring tools. They’ve been dividing and adding on […]
Inquiry is at the heart of our school. We believe that children learn best by asking questions and searching for answers. They learn by doing and by seeking out. This week, we inquired into organisms and how we would describe them based on a collection of photos. By the end, everyone had an understanding that […]
It’s the first days of school for many of here in the northern hemisphere education world. Students are back, glowing from their summer holidays and excited to be back with friends and familiar surroundings. As teachers, we have been setting up shop again, getting things in order and thinking about how to start the year […]