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IB theme: Who We Are

This week, the Grade 3 class has started our final IB theme of Who We Are: Our Land is Who We Are.  Our Central Idea is: The natural environment impacts employment opportunities. The Lines of...


Celebrating Learning through Student Led Conferences

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Richland Academy’s Student Led Conferences provided our Grade Two students with an authentic opportunity to share their constantly developing knowledge and understanding, as well as personal and social skills with their parents/guardians....


Balanced Literacy in Kindergarten

“Literacy is…the ability to use language and images in rich and varied forms, to read, to write, listen, speak, view, represent, discuss and think critically about ideas. Literacy enables us to share...


The value of working with clay

Several of the grades are currently beginning to work with clay in ways that relate to their IB inquiries. The grade 2 class is understanding the properties of clay as part of...


Self Portraits with Loose Parts

​“The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences.” -Loris Malaguzzi, Founder of the Reggio Emilia Approach The journey began with a simple...


Learning and playing with snow

"Kindness is like snow, it beautifies everything it covers"  - Kahlil Gibran  We are grateful for the beautiful snow that has covered our playground. The freedom to play in the snow provides fun...


IB Units of Inquiry – Materials Matter

Think about your everyday life…your clothes, your shoes, your means of transportation, your home, a grocery store, a facility that you attend for work/school, a cell phone, and any other object that...