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Our PYPxers are making great progress as they probe further into their respective lines of inquiry and showcase their findings and learnings in various ways. They are currently working on completing written pieces that showcase evidence of their understanding of their lines of inquiry.  We 
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Our Kindergarten class went on a very fun and exciting field trip to the Ontario Science Center to explore their Bug Lab. This was our provocation into our next IB inquiry into bugs. The children were amazed with all the life size bugs as we 
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Learning happens when children are engaged.Learning happens when children have adaptable spaces.Learning happens when their ideas are valued.Learning happens when they have time to discuss and reflect.Learning  happens when they can use all their senses. Imagine yourself, as a Grade 4 student.  Many of us 
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Mental Wellness Throughout our days we are lucky enough to witness many very beautiful moments with the children.  This week there was an air of excitement as the children talked about their love for our classroom teddy, and how they could care for him.  He 
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Here at Richland Academy, we are open minded. “We critically appreciate our own cultures and personal histories, as well as the values and traditions of others. We seek and evaluate a range of points of view, and we are willing to grow from the experience” 
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This past week we have been navigating the human body by taking an in depth look at some of its most integral systems. We have inquired into the respiratory system and the circulatory system thus far, but are extremely motivated and curious to learn more! 
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Since the first day of school, students have taken part in our Daily 5 program. The five components are: Read to Self, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading, Word Work and Work on Writing. Within our literacy block, students take part in 3 of these tasks 
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We have begun to delve deeply into what the 10 International Baccalaureate Learner Profiles attributes are, and how we see these reflected in the daily actions of the children in the classroom.  The Learner Profile attributes are the values that are integral to any IB 
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Part of being Reggio inspired, and working in an International Baccalaureate school, is the recognition by both that children’s voice is important, and listening to children closely has a powerful impact on how and what we teach. Designing our classroom to reflect both the children 
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Celebrations of any kind are meaningful moments within our lives. They are intended to share joy and bring people together. They help to develop a feeling of belonging and create a sense of community. There is a door decorating contest, so the kids worked as 
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