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The JK students gathered on the carpet to discuss and share their findings concerning the JK unit of interest about the harvest and tomatoes. The children were asked the following simple question: ‘What did you learn about tomatoes?’ The thought and meaningful discussion that ensued 
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As a dedicated member of Peaceful Schools International and Free The Children’s We Schools in Action, Richland Academy is committed to promoting peace within the community, both locally and globally. In commemoration of the International Day of Peace, Richland staff and students gathered to reflect 
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Why is it important to allow children opportunities for uninterrupted opportunities to talk amongst themselves? In a classroom, there are certainly times for teaching, but times for listening are also important.  When we listen, we can learn so much from young minds. As teachers and 
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The Orff approach to Music Education is holistic, experiential and process oriented. It is for all children- not just the most musically or intellectually gifted- and encompasses aural, visual and kinesthetic learners. The Orff approach taps into learning through doing, exploring and improvising. Children are 
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On September 9th, the Richland community gathered to celebrate the start of our school year at our Welcome Back Assembly. The assembly was a gathering full of spirit and fun, where our students, staff and families enjoyed an interactive musical presentation from special guest, Isaac, 
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On September 6th, we commenced our 10th academic year at Richland Academy! When we first opened our doors in September 2002, we had 9 students. We have since grown to over 110 students, which we treat with the same care and consideration. We are proud 
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We would like to recognize Richland Staff Members, Megan Cooney and Una Jevtic, who were acknowledged for their contributions to Natural Curiosity, an inquiry-based environmental and sustainability education resource for Ontario elementary school teachers.
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This Summer, our staff and Faculty had the opportunity to read and reflect on Ron Berger’s An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students. Drawing from his own experience as a veteran classroom teacher, Ron Berger gives us a vision of educational 
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As we move into what is being called the “creative” or “conceptual” age, success in a few narrow core subjects will no longer prepare students for this world. To provide youth with the tools and knowledge to successfully handle future challenges and opportunities, a change 
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In line with 21st century learning, Richland students are investigating problem-solving and exploring hands-on mathematics that can be applied to real life situations. Grade 4-6 Math and Science Teacher, Mrs. Pamenter, considers the interests of the students when organizing her math lessons because she appreciates 
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