What a great week it’s been with days getting warmer, a new garden growing and happy children sharing their learning with their parents. Students presented about countries around the world, and we tasted foods and played some games popular in other countries. With spring here, it was time to do some more planting, so we […]
This week’s blog comes from Aya, Khadija and Anish. Anish worked as the reporter, and Aya did the writing while Khadija did some of the photography. New inquiry! We are starting a new inquiry. The inquiry is all about The Earth is Changing And This Impacts Living Things. We filled out a question sheet for […]
And it’s Joshua, Joowon and Mitsuki, our grade 4 reporters on the beat: On September 29th the whole 4th grade went to Homes to buy garden supplies. We needed to buy seeds, fertilizer, and greenhouse things. We walked to Homes and when we finished shopping we walked back to Y.I.S. Now that we have got […]
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!
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 […]