Shaping up with Shapes

Over these last few weeks, students have been playing with, discussing and making shapes. They’ve learned to discuss shape properties using geometric language and put together their learning in a presentation. Shapes demand some hands-on play, and students have made 3-D shapes using nets, blocks and sticks and clay. They’ve also put together a presentation of […]

Amazing Mathematical Thinking

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 […]