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Inquiring Minds would like to share this informative post from one of Richland Academy’s SK teachers, Ms. Paola Ciocio, about emergent literacy.  We look forward to sharing more posts from Ms. Ciocio, along with other Faculty members, who bring a wealth of experience and insight 
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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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Please enjoy this ‘enlightening’ learning story from Richland Academy’s Senior Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Daniel. The children continued to be drawn to playing with light. It captured their imaginations, and sparked their creativity. Their delight is seeing lights spots in the classroom, developed into a need 
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Today Inquiring Minds brings you a glimpse into Richland’s Senior Kindergarten class to appreciate the complex learning taking place among the children. Thank you to Mrs. Daniel for her rich observations and insightful documentation. Over the past few months, many of the children have been 
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We encourage you take a moment and delight in the learning that transpired in Richland’s Senior Kindergarten class recently. These photos tell an incredible story.  Pure joy. A spot of light appears on our classroom ceiling. The joy of the unexpected. One child begins to seek 
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The many classrooms of Richland Academy are currently involved in planting and nurturing seeds for our school gardens.  One child in SK is particularly taken by this, and every morning immediately seeks out any changes to the seeds we have collectively sown.  Today was the 
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An emergent curriculum starts with the interests of the children, which are then extended by the planning of their teacher. Here a table top projector has been introduced to the children as a provocation, building on their interest in Light and Shadows. S.B. initially investigates 
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Today’s blog posting is written by Ms. Pitt, our Performing Arts teacher. Not only are the Performing Arts an outlet for children to build performance skills, develop artistic appreciation, and express themselves creatively, they also offer children an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of 
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Richland’s Senior Kindergarten children have been exploring the idea of fractions recently. How could they show their understanding using different literacies?The children chose their own materials and ways of showing their knowledge. This experience enabled them to work collaboratively, problem solve, apply mathematical concepts, and 
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In Performing Arts, the SK class has been learning about the history and traditional oral story telling of Canadian Aboriginals through experiential dramatic play. They have chosen an Ojibway creation story to reenact, becoming the characters (such as human being, muskrat, and turtle) and internalizing 
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