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The Grade 5 students have undertaken a budgeting project to better understand and appreciate the value of money from the perspective of someone earning minimum wage.  One component of the project was to grocery shop and plan a meal for their group for $10.00.  The 
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The SK children are immersed in a project about birds.  They are currently concerned with how the birds keep warm in winter, and have shared many intriguing ideas. This project allows the children to develop their Natural Intelligence, the latest intelligence that Howard Gardner has 
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The students in Grades 4-6 were introduced to African and Brazilian beats during a Drum Workshop conducted by Norm Jones. Mr. Jones is an accomplished percussionist and has performed with many soul, funk, and jazz artists in Toronto and around the world. The students learned 
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It was a beautiful fall afternoon when the Senior Kindergarten Class went for a walk in the local ravine. They imagined what they would discover.. “A butterfly and a tooth” “A lake with fishes, snail shells and a beaver dam” “Bees and seeds, praying mantis, 
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The Grade 5 students were given the task of creating their own identity masks. They were instructed to include details that represented themselves. The questions were thought-provoking and encouraged the students to examine themselves carefully, “How can we represent our identities using symbolism?” and “What 
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Some of us went tomato picking in the garden. (Madalin) According to the document for Early Childhood Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence, “Learning is everything; experience is everything. Whether it is the taste of a carrot freshly picked from the garden or the sight of 
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We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can fly only by embracing each other. – Lucian de Crescenzo (Italian poet and writer) The Prekindergarten students have been working on building friendship through sharing, building and collaborating. These opportunities for learning 
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The Grade One students engaged with a variety of building materials as they explored designing and creating structures. Harini was building a log cabin while Sophia created some cars. Sophia then decided to build a bench. When it is completed, I point out to Sophia 
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The Grade Two students headed outdoors, armed with compasses, to further develop their mapping skills and apply their knowledge of directionality to get from one place to another.   What they discovered… “You need to know directions.” “If you get lost, you know to use 
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Thank you for joining us at The Village of Richmond Hill 5 Senses Festival. We hope you enjoyed exploring your senses at the RICHLAND IMAGINATION STATION!
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