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Today Inquiring Minds is delighted to bring you a post from Richland Academy’s French department.  At Richland, students learn French from a very early age through gestures, which initially develop into conversational skills, and further develop into grammatical confidence and writing in the higher grades. After 
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The students in Grades 3 and 4 have been on a journey of inquiry and discovery these last few months, delving into a variety of topics via a collaborative inquiry/project based dynamic. They have learned as much about themselves and what they are capable of 
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What Do We Value? Conversations of Sameness & Difference from SK to Grade 6 “Why would anyone choose to get rid of colour?” – M.C. (Grade 6) From opposite ends of the building, there are two very similar conversations going on in our school; one 
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A question was posed to Richland’s SK students… “Why aren’t all people the same colour?” S. – “Because we have different taste buds so we have different things in our body.” M. – “We would all be the same then; same colour hair, same skin, 
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Inquiring Minds is delighted to share this post from our Prekindergarten teachers, Mrs. Abreu and Ms. Howe. Our journey began with exploring the words ‘I’ and ‘me.’  This concept of ‘Self’ began to emerge through collaboration, play, small group activities and socialization.  This evolved into the 
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The students in Grades 3 and 4 have been on a journey of inquiry and discovery these last few months, delving into a variety of topics via a collaborative inquiry/project based dynamic. They have learned as much about themselves and what they are capable of 
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In an age of prepackaged toys, it is important to provide opportunities for young children to ‘tinker’ with a variety of materials.Loose parts, recycled and natural materials and a selection of tools enables the children to problem solve, experience failure, experiment with trial and error, 
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The students in Grades 3 and 4 have been on a journey of inquiry and discovery these last few months, delving into a variety of topics via a collaborative inquiry/project based dynamic. They have learned as much about themselves and what they are capable of 
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Today’s Inquiring Minds post comes from Mrs. Jane Black, Richland Academy’s Junior Kindergarten teacher.  Mrs. Black has captured the exuberance of the children as they explored outdoors. The children were ever so thankful for the ‘warmer’ temperatures and the bright sunshine that greeted them today 
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Richland’s SK children were fascinated by the discovery of ice and frozen snow pieces in the kindergarten playground.They began to collect different shaped snow blocks and pile them up in one area.  “We’re making a home so the animals can hibernate”, they shared.Other children immediately 
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