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The Primary Years Programme (PYP) presents schools with a comprehensive plan for high quality, international education. It provides schools with a curriculum framework of essential elements — the knowledge, concepts, skills, attitudes, and action that young students need to equip them for successful lives, both 
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The International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme places on emphasis on developing Attitudes which will support the children’s learning across all curriculum areas.  This week, as we continued our inquiry around the theme of Sharing the Planet, we had a Grade 2 student come and present to us his 
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“In social constructivist classrooms collaborative learning is a process of peer interaction that is mediated and structured by the teacher. Discussion can be promoted by the presentation of specific concepts, problems or scenarios, and is guided by means of effectively directed questions, the introduction and 
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Games are an essential tool for learning in the elementary school setting.   A few benefits of math games in the classroom include: Encourage strategic mathematical thinking Development of computational fluency Present opportunities for practice Support a school-to-home connection Earlier this week, Grade 5/6 played a game called Blocko 
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Our students reach a critical level of fluency and have most of the vocabulary necessary to communicate with relative ease, confidence, and with complete thought in all classroom interactions. As teachers we continue to work with gestures to solidify and increase vocabulary and refinements of 
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 From starting their judging sessions at 8:00 a.m. to competing in front of 1000s of people, words cannot describe how proud I am of my Grade 6/7s.   It is exhilarating to realize how much they have changed from September and how far they come in 
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This article: 6 Truths…. about learning and technology is definitely worth a read.  #4 resonates with us in particular.
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In the 21st century, many students are already familiar with tablets and smartphones, as a means of communication and ‘research’. This year, we are bringing the Grade One students back to the basics of learning how to type. We wondered, can the children type or 
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“It’s beautiful thing, when a career and a passion come together.” ~Author Unknown Bringing like-minded educators together for a day of inspiration, education and collaboration creates an energy, a buzz and a spark, like no other! Last Tuesday, the passion and excitement were palpable, as the 
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Introduction to Integrative Thinking for Middle School Students 2015 For students who have completed grade 5 to grade 8.  July 20 – 24 or July 27 – 31. Often one of the greatest challenges when we try to solve complex problems is simply building up 
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