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“Measurement is using a ruler.” (Catherine) “It is seeing how big or small some things are.”  (Inaaya) “You can measure people.”  (Vismay) After the Grade One class reflected on the definition of “measurement”, their “mission” was to select 2 or 3 items in the classroom 
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In Performing Arts this term, there will be a school wide focus on collaborative script writing through improvisation in preparations of our school’s 10th anniversary Spring Musical (stay tuned for more exciting details as the term progresses). The Grade 4 class has begun improvising through 
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At Richland we are very grateful for the contributions our parents make to enrich the learning experiences of our students. Case in point: Dr. Curea, a Richland parent, who has recently begun a series of lessons with our Grade 6 students to educate them on 
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The SK children have been creating some beautiful designs through their exploration of symmetry. “It is symmetrical when it is the same shape and size.” “That’s not!  It’s nosymmetrical!” When children are given opportunities to challenge and express their ideas, their understanding is enriched. Please 
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This question was recently posed to Richland’s Grade 5 class, and ignited a passionate conversation about societal norms, and how ‘normal’ is understood and defined. Informing their opinions was their recent experience at Variety Village, where they engaged in challenging sports activities designed for the 
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At Richland, engaging with the natural world is intrinsic to the learning experiences our students have. “The number and kinds of ‘variables’ outdoors are endless. Nature offers children not just physical room to play, but mental and emotional room as well. The natural world offers 
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Their masks are up, and they are incredible!  Since September, the Grade 5 students have been considering identity, both their own and what it means through different lenses. Their masks are representations of their distinct and unique identities. Keep following Inquiring Minds, to see the 
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The Reggio philosophy encourages a community of learners who think reflectively and who collaborate as they: explore and discover propose ideas problem solve develop and test hypotheses “The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the 
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In a previous post, we shared the inquiry project currently unfolding in the Junior Kindergarten classroom. The children continue to be captivated and curious with the ice and snow they are studying. Here is a fascinating interview with one of our JK students, Sebastian. In 
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“Imagine children who have developed a caring relationship with the natural world, who have been given the time and opportunity to experience it in meaningful ways. Imagine children who have a growing commitment to protect water, air, plants, and wildlife because they understand that these 
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