Another video is completely finished. This one is from Ken and Eileen with a bit of a different touch. Their audience is the screen in the main hallway. Look for it there soon! Camp video from YIS Academics on Vimeo.
Today students had a fascinating day listening to real stories of migration from two people on staff. Students also got a chance to make and taste some traditional Ainu food. In the morning, Mr. Mejia, who is a high school Mathematics and Physics teacher, told his story of growing up in Guatemala and his migration […]
Here come the first of the camp videos. Grade 4 went on camp last week and had a great time. Everyone was asked in partners to produce a video or presentation about the experience. Here is the first one by Karthik and Anish. Their audience was grade 3…to introduce the camp to them so they […]
This week, we kicked off our new unit, “Where We Are in Place and Time.” On Monday, students were forced out of their classroom in a provocation designed to get the students thinking about what it’s like to have to leave your home. Students kept their backpacks with them as they walked to ICJC for […]
A new post from Anish, Karthik and Joshua On May 7th we harvested our vegetables from our garden. After we harvested, we sent an email to ourselves or our parents to remind us to bring cutlery for eating. The next day we washed the vegetables and we asked Josh to cut the vegetables because he […]
As part of our PYP Exhibition we are looking at the Service Cycle and working out how to find and support needs in our Community. We found out that many people in Japan don’t have access to enough food! We learnt about an organisation called Second Harvest Japan. We researched this organisation and believe in […]
Today’s Bake Sale was a grand success. Students earned 35,500 yen in just 25 minutes! Most of the class would like to give all of the money to Nepal, but a few aren’t sure. Please talk with your parents this weekend and see what they think? Should we give all of the money to relief […]