This article: 6 Truths…. about learning and technology is definitely worth a read. #4 resonates with us in particular.
We believe that children have a ‘hundred languages’ of expression and we seek to support all of those languages by offering resources, time, and space, supported by experienced educators.
“Once children are helped to perceive themselves as authors and inventors, once they are helped to discover the pleasures of inquiry, their motivation and interest explode.”
~Loris Malaguzzi, Reggio Emilia
Our Land Acknowledgement shows recognition of and respect for Indigenous peoples from the past and the present. We acknowledge that the property of Richland Academy is situated upon traditional territories of the Anishinabek, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Mississaugas of the Credit, Mississauga and the Wendat peoples.
Recognizing this land is an expression of gratitude and appreciation to those whose territory you reside on, and a way of honouring the Indigenous people who have been living and working on the land from time immemorial.