The beauty of cooperation

This week Grade 1 focused on cooperation. The children accepted the challenge to create an art piece with a partner. They worked on communicating and being open-minded by listening to new ideas before saying no. The children did a great job negotiating and putting...

Welcome back precious stones!

We are happy to meet again for another exciting year full of learning and fun. This week we focused on noticing how we have changed and getting to know the new members of our class community. We have enjoyed working together as we organize our new learning...

The magical process of compost!

K3 students are becoming experts at composting organic waste. We have been learning why it matters to compost and how to do it during STEAM, as well as writing about it in a How-To Book to launch our procedural writing unit. To help our K3 writers think about all of...

The Gift of Literacy

K3 is discovering the beauty of writing, which is to share our ideas and feelings with others. Today, after playing with our buddies, K3 shared their amazing pattern books! They read their books to their Grade 5 buddy and listened carefully to his/her constructive...