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“If a ruler had no right angles, it would be hard to measure.” – Allegra Through investigations and explorations, the children developed a deeper understanding of angles and their importance in the real world. They came to the realization that creating angles with the correct 
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In an earlier post, Inquiring Minds shared the passionate conversation taking place with Richland’s Grade 5 students about societal norms, and how ‘normal’ is understood and defined. The example cited from the Oxford Dictionary caused much controversy among the students, even moving some to tears. 
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Richland students were challenged to create an Infographic about an issue surrounding water conservation. Students conducted research, created surveys, organized their information and data, while finally synthesizing their information to prove a point about water in an Infographic. So what is an Infographic? It is 
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The Grade Four Class has been deeply engrossed in their Forest of Reading novels. With each student reading and writing at their own pace, they are all able to be successful. This Silver Birch Challenge has been taken on by the Grade 4, 5 and 
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Richland students in Gr. 4, 5 and 6 had the pleasure of working with artists from Sol Express of L’Arche Toronto. Sol Express is a group of artists who creatively express and explore issues surrounding developmental disability, ability and difference. These artists shared a workshop 
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Inquiring Minds is delighted to once again welcome a Parent guest blogger for today’s post. Special thanks to Ms. McV for sharing her perspective on this amazing experience with us.The pending arrival of the baby chicks to their Prekindergarten classroom was such a lovely way 
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Today’s blog posting is written by Ms. Pitt, our Performing Arts teacher. Not only are the Performing Arts an outlet for children to build performance skills, develop artistic appreciation, and express themselves creatively, they also offer children an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of 
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Over the course of the year, Richland’s Grade 6 students have been exploring the influence of marketing and the media. In response to books they read recently, they decided to take on the role of marketing executives, and developed video Book Trailers to entice readers 
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Inquiring Minds is delighted to welcome a guest blogger, one of our parents, for today’s post. We are grateful for the engagement of our families at Richland, and enjoy watching the learning unfold throughout the family. Our thanks to Mrs. J for sharing her personal 
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Richland’s Senior Kindergarten children have been exploring the idea of fractions recently. How could they show their understanding using different literacies?The children chose their own materials and ways of showing their knowledge. This experience enabled them to work collaboratively, problem solve, apply mathematical concepts, and 
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