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Since the first day of school, students have taken part in our Daily 5 program. The five components are: Read to Self, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading, Word Work and Work on Writing. Within our literacy block, students take part in 3 of these tasks 
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We have begun to delve deeply into what the 10 International Baccalaureate Learner Profiles attributes are, and how we see these reflected in the daily actions of the children in the classroom.  The Learner Profile attributes are the values that are integral to any IB 
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Part of being Reggio inspired, and working in an International Baccalaureate school, is the recognition by both that children’s voice is important, and listening to children closely has a powerful impact on how and what we teach. Designing our classroom to reflect both the children 
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Celebrations of any kind are meaningful moments within our lives. They are intended to share joy and bring people together. They help to develop a feeling of belonging and create a sense of community. There is a door decorating contest, so the kids worked as 
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This week in our music room, JK students explored the element of the form in music through a Reggio-inspired activity that focuses on the process of Responding. I played the composition “Sunrise” from the Grand Canyon Suite by Ferde Grofe. The children quietly listened to the music and drew the “story” 
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Our Grade 4 class settles into the routines and expectations of Grade 4, we begin our IB journal through the lens of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Learner Profile: INQUIRERKNOWLEDGEABLETHINKERPRINCIPLEDOPEN-MINDEDCARINGRISK-TAKERBALANCEDREFLECTIVE ​What these attributes provide us with is a language and mindset for ways of thinking about ourselves and the 
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Back to school fun and learning, while developing skills in Visual Arts! Grade 8. Drawing contours and form contours while exploring line and enjoying nature on a beautiful September day! Grade 7. Converging lines in a one-point perspective of Yonge Street. ​ While we were 
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The grade 1 students were learning about hibernation before the school year by watching videos, having discussions, creating art pieces, reading stories and doing research. Reading Response: The students wrote a response on an animal of their choosing and explored what they need to do to 
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As part of our inquiry we have followed the children’s lead, and carried out some planting before the end of the school year. The children chose either beans or flower seeds to plant, and are excited to be witnessing the lifecycle of a plant, as 
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#EveryChildMatters Our school week in Grade 5 was given the title of ‘Orange Shirt Week‘ to honour the 215 children who lost their lives at a Residential school in ​Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation in western Canada. Students and teachers wore Orange Shirts to show their support. 
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