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Thank you to Richland Academy’s Inquiry Animator and Grade 4 and 5 Math Teacher, Ms. Megan Pearson, for sharing her insights and the inspired math work of her students with Inquiry Minds.  We welcome your feedback! “’Innovation must be part and parcel of the ordinary, 
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What if you were told that for one hour a month, you could use your time to develop or research a project of your choosing?  That’s 10 hours of uninterrupted time to focus on something that really interests YOU! What would you do with that 
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Experiential education at Camp Couchiching enables our students from Grades 4 – 6 to feel more confident about taking the lead at school, in the community, and out in the world. Whether on a nature hike, or on one of our many field studies over 
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Richland students in grades 4-6 are at it again, and have taken control of Inquiring Minds. You may recall from a previous post that our students have been reading Silver Birch nominated books, and that they are meeting in small groups to share and discuss 
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Today, Inquiring Minds has been taken over by Richland’s students in Grades 4-6! We welcome these young bloggers to share their insights and opinions of the books they’ve studied, as part of the Silver Birch collection. This is the first installment of a series. We 
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“When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.” – Susan Sarandon Richland Academy recently honoured Free the Children’s “We are Silent” campaign, by observing a 45 minute silence. The Grade 4 students reflected on this experience 
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Recently Richland had geological engineers on site to take soil samples. We are embarking on a school expansion, and this is part of the process prior to building. Our Grade 4 students are currently investigating rocks and minerals, and saw this as a perfect opportunity 
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The Grade Four Class has been deeply engrossed in their Forest of Reading novels. With each student reading and writing at their own pace, they are all able to be successful. This Silver Birch Challenge has been taken on by the Grade 4, 5 and 
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Richland students in Gr. 4, 5 and 6 had the pleasure of working with artists from Sol Express of L’Arche Toronto. Sol Express is a group of artists who creatively express and explore issues surrounding developmental disability, ability and difference. These artists shared a workshop 
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Richland’s Grade 4 Class recently began exploring rocks and minerals through their Investigative Research.  As their investigation unfolded, they discovered an artist and environmentalist in Nova Scotia, Sharon Nowlan. Upon seeing her work, the Grade 4 Students were inspired to construct their own artistic pebble 
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