## The Many Forms of Structure

Our Grade 4 students have been exploring the many forms of  ‘Structure’ through Science, Math, Literacy and Investigative Research.The students have primarily explored the stability and movement of the Skeletal System in order to build their own strong and stable skeletal structures. They have also

## Birdfeeder Dilemma

Our SK’s noticed that the squirrels have been stealing all of the birdseed! What can we do? “We could cover the birdseeds with other seeds the squirrels don’t like, then they won’t know where to find them.” (William) “We could plant seeds under the birdfeeder,

## What’s a Dollar Worth?

Our Grade 6 students have been investigating this very question through their number sense inquiry into decimals and fractions.  Through their inquiry, they learned that math is everywhere, even in food!  They recently worked with fractions to convert one of their teacher’s favourite recipes into

## Experiential Learning Beyond the Classroom

Richland parents are actively involved with Reggio experiential learning in their own backyards! Recently, one  JK parent shared an image of “something magical” that she and her son saw right outside of their kitchen window:

## PK’s Use Technology to Practice Math Skills

The PK children have been actively engaged in practicing their math skills using the interactive white board. In these activities, using the interactive pen, the children have worked on recognition, matching, and sequencing of numerals from 1-10. “I will pop two balloons!” said Leo. “Number

## Exploring Structures in Grade 3

Following their initial investigations into ‘Structures,’ our Grade 3 class hypothesized about: “What do you think a structure is?” “What is needed to support the structure?” “What materials and shapes will give it strength?” and “What shapes will be best for the function of the

## “The Flowers are Beautiful!”

This week, our PK class had a wonderful opportunity to visit Valleyview Gardens, where they observed many kinds of flowers and saw several machines which are used in the process of seeding, growing and transplanting the plants.

## Sharing Documentation (part 2)

One JK student proudly shares his ‘identity panel‘ with his Dad, and his Teacher: “I wanted my Daddy to see my pictures because I wanted to show him what I made. I wanted him to see the beautiful work I did!”

## A Visit from Author, Alison Acheson

This week, we welcomed Author and Creative Writing Instructor, Alison Acheson, for sessions with our Grade 1-3 students and Grade 4-6 students, respectively.Ms. Acheson shared some of her brilliant stories and discussed the writing process with students. The first session examined the traits of writing

## Richland Welcomes Special Guest, Ms. Lella Gandini

On Tuesday, May 8, we had the honour and privilege of welcoming our Special Guest, Ms. Lella Gandini, for a day visit to Richland! The children were ever so engaged with Ms. Gandini, as they chatted with her and welcomed her into the fold and
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