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We’re pleased to share this post from Richland Academy’s Head of School, Mrs. Marlina Oliveira, who regularly contributes her insights, research, and experiences with Inquiring Minds. I am always amazed at how quickly the summer goes by; the heat waves (although very few, if any 
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Today Inquiring Minds brings you a post from Richland Academy’s Head of School, Mrs. Marlina Oliveira, as she shares her foray into the online world of social media. The first of many blog posts to come… Social media, blogging, tweeting, posting, pinning, the list goes on and 
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Richland has recently developed a BYOD program, and invested in iPads for our students because we recognize that technology is a powerful learning tool.  In saying that, our approach to technology requires us to be thoughtful and purposeful – what can we learn through technology 
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As learning professionals, we are passionate about providing children with rich learning experiences from the very beginning of their educational journey.  We recognize that children are tremendously curious and capable of finding solutions to sophisticated problems, and creating work that demonstrates deep and meaningful understanding.  
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Technology has many benefits; and at times these benefits can be quite simply, revolutionary.  Just the other day in the office, our Head of School exclaimed with great enthusiasm, “I LOVE my Pinterest button!”  Of course, this may have little meaning to some of you, 
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Every profession has its jargon, it’s ‘mutually understood’ references that are bantered about quite freely within their work place.  Educators are no different; in fact, educators may be guiltier of this than most.  Although, I recall meeting with a group that included financial planners and 
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The summer is halfway over, perhaps you have already travelled, gone to camp, enjoyed day excursions – or maybe it’s just one of those low-key, quiet summer days.  In any case, we all need a little down time.  This link is from a favourite site 
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School may be out for our students, but at Richland, the halls are still filled with the voices of learning – only this week they are the voices of educational professionals taking part in the Reggio-Inspired Summer Intensive Course currently underway.  We are delighted to 
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Recently, Inquiring Minds shared a story of one of Richland’s Prekindergarten students and his quest for excellence in drawing a dolphin. At Richland we are committed to the pursuit of excellence; recognizing the disposition of persistence, and the willingness to make mistakes and continually improve. 
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Inquiring Minds would like to thank one of our PreK parents for sharing this link with us. This is an article from Parents Canada, which she felt Richland Academy was delivering on in terms of how our students learn. The article speaks to the importance 
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