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Author: Adrian Cheung

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Balanced Literacy in Kindergarten

“Literacy is…the ability to use language and images in rich and varied forms, to read, to write, listen, speak, view, represent, discuss and think critically about ideas. Literacy enables us to share...

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IB Theme How the World Works

Our Early Years BG2 class have continued our inquiry into 'How the World Works' with a focus on:  a) What tools are used for b) How we can use tools safely Authentic and real learning...

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The value of working with clay

Several of the grades are currently beginning to work with clay in ways that relate to their IB inquiries. The grade 2 class is understanding the properties of clay as part of...

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Self Portraits with Loose Parts

​“The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences.” -Loris Malaguzzi, Founder of the Reggio Emilia Approach The journey began with a simple...

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What Time Is It?

"Without time, life would be crazy." I.Z. Our Grade One students have been deepening their understanding of Time as part of our ‘Measurement’ strand in math. They have been learning about the importance...

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Learning and playing with snow

"Kindness is like snow, it beautifies everything it covers"  - Kahlil Gibran  We are grateful for the beautiful snow that has covered our playground. The freedom to play in the snow provides fun...

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IB Units of Inquiry – Materials Matter

Think about your everyday life…your clothes, your shoes, your means of transportation, your home, a grocery store, a facility that you attend for work/school, a cell phone, and any other object that...

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Unfolding Personal Narrative Writing

​Narrative Writing is an important style of writing that students at different grade levels experience. By creating and telling a narrative/story, ‘our students learn to organize their thoughts and use written language...

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