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On a cold winter’s day, most of us would rather be cozy and warm inside; but Richland’s JK children can’t wait to head outdoors. They are scientists searching for answers to their theories amidst the ice and snow. They are testing their ideas, collecting samples, 
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Richland’s Prekindergarten children are waiting very patiently for their baby chicks to hatch. They take their responsibilities very seriously and have been monitoring the temperature of the incubator as well as rotating the eggs five times a day. The arrival of the incubator and twelve 
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Through the Physical Education program, Richland’s students in grades 4-6 have been experiencing sports and challenging themselves through Paralympic and adapted sports. The students have been playing Goal Ball, a game for the visually impaired that has a bell within the ball. They have also 
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One of our SK students had bought in a model of a bird, and wondered how she could identify it. This question was posed to the children, in part as an assessment of the learning they had achieved during their recent bird investigation. Spontaneously they 
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While outside earlier this year, the JK and SK students gathered and were asked, ‘How could we show our friendship?’. They decided to form a circle and called it their ‘Circle of Friends’. It was an interesting process to watch as they worked collectively to 
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Our Prek children are deeply engaged in using technology within the classroom on a weekly basis. They are learning to print their first names on the Epson Board; exploring the alphabet and sounds with the Letterland Software; developing their artistic skills with drawing; investigating the 
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Provocation: Imagine the life of the objects you are using today. To apply and consolidate their knowledge, students in Grades 5&6 traced the “life” of an object. Meaning they traced all the energy and resources that went into getting the object to Ms. Bei’s home; 
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We’re excited to share this intriguing documentation from our Reggio Lead and Senior Kindergarten Teacher, on her students’ initial explorations into understanding money. The SK’s had decided that the dressing up area was to be converted into a restaurant. With that, came the need to 
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At the beginning of the year, the Grade 6 class wrote autobiographies entitled, “You in 25 Years”. Many students aspired to be entrepreneurs. In order to build on their ideas, setting up their own business was brought in as an authentic vehicle for our curriculum. 
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Prek and JK friends gather on a weekly basis for Interactive Learning time together. Most recently they have been deeply engaged in exploring the Learning Centres in the Prek classroom. From cooking a meal at the house area, building 3D structures at the light table, 
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