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What Do We Value? Conversations of Sameness & Difference from SK to Grade 6 “Why would anyone choose to get rid of colour?” – M.C. (Grade 6) From opposite ends of the building, there are two very similar conversations going on in our school; one 
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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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Please take a few moments to read this reflection from one of Richland’s Grade 6 students.  This piece began as a Current Events story to share with her class, and her message was so compelling that we wanted to share it with you too! Imagine 
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As the school year drew to a close, 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 
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Calling All Investors! The Grade 6 “students-turned entrepreneurs” showed off their business ideas at our First Annual Grade 6 Business Tradeshow. We invited parents, students, staff and the outside community to act as potential “investors”. “I think these are really great skills for life because, for 
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Given Richland Academy’s Children’s Rights Team leader, Ms. Amy Pitt’s involvement with the Rights Respecting Schools program in connection with UNICEF Canada, she was invited to attend the 2013: What’s Worth Knowing: Educating for Responsible Citizenship Symposium hosted by the education NGO Learning for a 
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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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Richland students were challenged to create an Infographic about an issue surrounding water conservation. Students conducted research, created surveys, organized their information and data, while finally synthesizing their information to prove a point about water in an Infographic. So what is an Infographic? It is 
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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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