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K2 are Scientists

K2 are Scientists

This week may have been short but we have had some amazing science experiments happening with our young scientists. We have had tv shows, music, dance and fitness videos. Wonderful book reviews and some amazing art being produced. We’ve had some creative modeling...

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Learning continues in K1!

Learning continues in K1!

I am incredibly happy to see student learning via Seesaw! And it's great that we have been able to continue the online story times with families who have enough patience to put up with the glitches, lagging and delays. Thank you all!

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K2 week 34

K2 week 34

It was so nice to see what the kids have been up to this week. Azzan colored a picture on his IPad. He practiced writing his name Tarteel made some drawings Tarteel practiced writing her name Mohammed did some drawing and writing Ahmed painted shells and a background...

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Another exciting week in K2

Another exciting week in K2

Wow! What a week we have had coconut dancing, wellness Wednesday and the school dance to keep us all moving and fit. For our science unit of inquiry we have had the heart experiment and mixing colors. Our stories this week were Brown Bear and Mouse paint. We have also...

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K2s are rocking distance learning

K2s are rocking distance learning

Well another busy week of distance learning and I’m still amazed at the learning that’s going on at home. A big high five to all you guys who are supporting your children to participate in all the activities and posting pictures and videos. This week we have some...

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K1’s are experimenting

K1’s are experimenting

K1’s are having lots of fun experimenting with eggs, bicarbonate soda, balloons, food coloring and apples, melting ice. They shared some of their findings with me: you have to be quick when doing the egg drop experiment; you have to have a wider straw for the...

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K2 socializing

K2 socializing

They K2 students met online and it was so lovely to see what they were all doing. Mohammed showed how he can do a forward roll, Hoor shared some of her games and drawings she made, she also lost a tooth. Ahmed S was showing us how he plays hide and seek and he showed...

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K2 What a busy week

K2 What a busy week

This week so much has been going on, I am stunned and amazed at the work you guys have been doing. With our unit of inquiry we have been exploring matter and how it can change and other fun eggsperiments. We have had some wonderful art being produced and creative play...

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K1’s are dedicated learners!

K1’s are dedicated learners!

It’s wonderful to see that there is something for almost everyone among the choices for weekly activities. The most popular are the art and story related activities, followed by cooking and then the rest. An activity that's enjoyed by many but that I do not have...

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K2 having fun

K2 having fun

For some reason this post didn’t post last week, so I will add it to this week. We started a new UOI about science. We introduced 3 experiments. Making Playdough, making edible slime and baking pancakes. The students were asked to look and compare the texture of the...

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A little bit of Science…..

A little bit of Science…..

We started our new UoI about science this week. It was great to see that some of the activities and stories got you inspired to do lots of amazing things at home. We also had an opportunity to meet with our students during video conferences. One way or the other-...

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K2 UOI Science

K2 UOI Science

This week we started our new unit of inquiry Science. We are currently exploring "Matter" and how it can change when we mix and heat it. Some students made play dough and some made pancakes. Others explored how to plant vegetables and what they need to grow. Some...

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K3 week 6

K3 week 6

With very good support from parents, the k3 students learned procedural writing and listing items. They showed so much enthusiasm through learning by making different things and writing procedures . They expressed their creativity through both writing and making...

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Hanging up clothes and more….

Hanging up clothes and more….

We got some amazing responses to the book about Mrs McNosh this week: there were some shoes, chairs, various shapes, a snake, tomatoes and even some marshmallow pizza being hung up on the clothesline! I even received a video with detailed instructions on how laundry...

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K2’s are awesome

K2’s are awesome

What a great week we had! First I think the mommies need a certificate for being Risk takers and doing such an amazing job at home!! We started our week with the story Mrs Mc Nosh. Some students created pictures of the story and other talked about the book. Aisha made...

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K2 From Shop Keepers to Mrs Mc Nosh

K2 From Shop Keepers to Mrs Mc Nosh

This week we had some wonderful learning experiences thanks to all our wonderful families. Our book for the week was Mrs Mc Nosh and her incredible washing line. Followed by a very funny book just for kids read by Ms Simpson. We had readers and writers making washing...

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Learning at home takes many different forms

Learning at home takes many different forms

It’s been amazing to see the different learning that takes place at home! I am happy if our planned activities or reading books inspire learning and take it forward. I am equally delighted to see evidence of learning that happens in everyday life, for example, our...

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K2’s are alive

K2’s are alive

This week we looked at the difference between living and non- living things. The students did their own investigations and shared their criteria with us. Ahmed says his toys are not alive because they are not breathing and they cannot eat. Khalid sorted toys into...

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Our surroundings

Our surroundings

Our unit of inquiry ' Our surroundings' will be coming to an end next week. This week we were exploring living and non living things and our book was 'Walking Through The Jungle.' Thank you to all the parents who engaged their children in activities and provided...

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K3 week 4 online learning

This week the k3 students showed empathy by bringing cheer to people through the beautiful rainbow art. They were also introduced to fractions and learned that a fraction is part of a whole or a set of objects. They were enthusiastic to research some of the fractions...

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