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For the past few weeks our students have been developing their media literacy skills through touch-typing practice. Using the resource, BBC Typing, our class has been focusing on utilizing every digit to maximize speed. The development of this skill is essential to our students, as the 
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In September 2014, a new Social Studies curriculum will be mandated in all elementary school classrooms across Ontario. This new curriculum focuses on developing big ideas and enduring understandings through inquiry. At Richland we have continued to progress in our journey as a Reggio-Inspired school; 
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An integral part of Reggio-Inspired learning is engaging with the community, as well as inviting experts into our learning journeys. These connections create authentic learning opportunities for students, and provide them with genuine occasions to apply their skills and engage with others meaningfully. Recently, Richland’s 
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Inquiring Minds is pleased to share today’s blog post from Ms. Isabella Bei, Richland’s 5/6 teacher, on her class’s recent experience with poetry. The Grade 5/6 Students have begun a journey in reading and writing poetry! Students have blossomed in their writing, showing creativity and 
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Richland Academy’s Faculty are committed to delivering the curriculum in such a way that students are curious and engaged.  Today’s Inquiring Minds post comes from Richland’s Grade 5/6 teacher, Ms. Bei, who has been piloting the flipped classroom with her students. This year, Ms. Bei 
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On Thursday, June 14th, we honoured and congratulated our SK and Grade 6 students at respective Graduation Ceremonies. It was remarkable to see how far each student has come on their path of learning, with support from their fantastic teachers and families! We wish our 
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After researching the principles of forces and structures, our Grade 5 and 6 students worked in trios to create sturdy and functional chairs, made only from newspaper and masking tape! Students presented their knowledge from their sustainable design inquiry at this year’s Science Inquiry Festival. 
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Today, Richland students highlighted their scientific and inquiry learning talents at our ‘Science Inquiry Festival.’ Explorations included: the life cycle of a frog, butterflies, sensory organs, simple machines, food chains, moving bodies, and chair constructions. Congratulations to our students for their hard work and dedication 
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Our Grade 5/6 students recently wrapped up their inquiry into space and astronomy through creative and unbounded presentations!  Students took on topics from Black Holes to the Sun and everything else in between!  They presented models, Prezis and other online presentations and some even did 
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This week, Richland Academy’s U-12 soccer team went to Wismer Park, Markham to compete in the outdoor soccer tournament. They played 6 games in the tournament and finished 2nd in their group overall. The team played extremely well during all of their games and were 
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