Author: Adrian Cheung

Richland Academy / Articles posted by Adrian Cheung (Page 4)

Future Herpetologist

​This week, we had the pleasure of having B.P, a grade 3 student, also a future herpetologist, come to our classroom for a very well put together presentation. He had heard about our...


The Magic of the Amaryllis

​Children are naturally curious about what is happening in the world around them, so we thought that it would be a wonderful idea to bring in an Amaryllis. We did not tell...


The Next Generation of Coders!

On Wednesday, December 11, 2019 the Hackergal Coding Club at Richland Academy participated in their first annual HACKERGAL HACKATHON! Hackergal is a charitable organization that inspires girls across Canada to explore the opportunities...


What does IB look like in Kindergarten?

Another exciting week of learning has come and gone. This week our Junior Kindergarten students finished off their summative assessment task, and they used ICT to show their understanding of the central...


Experience Life as a Student

Last week, our Grade Four class invited parents into our class to share the experience of life as a student. Part of a successful learning environment involves active engagement for both teacher...


Patterns are Everywhere!

​Mathematics is a large part of our daily routine, and making it engaging is a must! The students recently started a new math unit on Patterning. The students are expected to create...


Media Balance is Important

The SK class are continuing to learn about digital citizenship. A part of digital citizenship is being able to balance your screen time. In class they learned a song called 'Media Balance...


Developing Number Sense in Kindergarten

​"Young children arrive with an innate curiosity to explore number relationships in their world through play and discovery. At the same time, it is also important for educators to help them make...


A Splash of Colour

An exploration into colours around us. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4=""][/video] Together in our Early Years class - Bambini Grandi 2, we are focusing on the IB Theme of 'How We Express Ourselves'. This theme...


The Power of Listening to Children

Our Visual Arts Teacher, Ms. Sherman had been wondering what to introduce as a provocation for the JK children in studio. This was their first year in my class and I wanted to...