Monthly Archives: May 2013

Marble Run Exploration

A few weeks ago, I borrowed a double set of Marble Run. Instantly the students were engaged. It is always interesting to observe who gravitates to the problem solving and building tasks. A few students quickly showed their expertise in … Continue reading

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Lilacs

The kindergarten students are learning about blending colours. The students mixed blue and red together to make purple. The children looked at a lilac up close. We looked through a magnifying glass. We saw the shape of the individual petals. … Continue reading

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Costa Rica

One of our students has a cousin who lives in Costa Rica. Today we meet him and his entire class. Thank you to Cayden’s family for helping is connect with Ms. Van Kleeck’s class. We asked the following questions; What … Continue reading

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JiggiJump

We had a fabulous time during the JiggiJump presentation today. The students were awesome. I was so proud of the way they interacted respectfully with the performers. We laughed, we sang, we danced, we played games and of course we … Continue reading

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Music Monday

Our school participated in Music Monday. At 11 a.m we gathered as a school and sang Is Somebody Listening. At noon we viewed the live webcast and watched Commander Chris Hadfield live. Again we sang the song, this time live … Continue reading

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CTV News

We had the wonderful opportunity to share our Skype experiences with Naomi Parness from CTV News. Tonight the episode will air during the 6 o’clock news. A live link will be available tomorrow. I’ll post it here once it is … Continue reading

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Skyping Connections

Over the past two weeks we have Skyped with a class in Philadelphia and one in Hamilton. We were the school’s very first ever Skype call. Ms. Tavangar in Philadelphia wanted her primary division to see the power of Skype. … Continue reading

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