QAIS - IB Primary Years Programme Blog

Jun
16

A Celebration of Learning

This week we had our final Unit Celebration for the year for our current Unit of Inquiry on ‘Feelings and Emotions’. We also integrated our yearlong unit on “Living Things” and we were delighted to see so many parents, friends and family come to support our children. We began in the Black Box Theatre, where […]

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Jun
16

Final Unit Celebration!

We are so proud of our final repurposing projects. We all did an amazing job being creative! Time sure flies by when you’re having fun. We had our final unit celebration and combined our last two units of inquiry, How the World Works and Sharing the Planet. A special thanks to our parents for their […]

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Jun
13

Let’s be expressive – Arts week

Last week QAIS hosted the Art Exhibition and we walked around to see and enjoy the art pieces that covered the walls of the school. Children were impressed with all of them, monster-shaped masks, portraits of EC friends expressing emotions on a canvas, a giant sea world mural, a big mock-up representing the book “We’re […]

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Jun
11

Repurposing…

We fun continuing to explore division and made posters to show our understanding…we even included remainders! We worked hard all week to repurpose our objects. Below are the before pictures and we’ll be revealing our final projects at our upcoming unit celebration. Last week was our school-wide Arts Week and we enjoyed seeing the talent […]

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Jun
09

Arts Week!

We were very proud to see our friends’ and our own art work exhibit around the school! Our friends from Grade 6 talked to us to bring awareness against child labor! We also started our sessions to learn all we need to know about an important stage in our lives: PUBERTY! We take every opportunity […]

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Jun
07

What the Hand does, the Mind Remembers

As we approach the end of our year, we are able to reflect on the growth of the children in Plum Blossom class and cast our minds back to the wonderful moments when our children surprise us. One moment that really stands out this week was when one child picked up a book and decided […]

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Jun
05

Better together

With only three more weeks to go, our toddlers continue showing interest for learning each day. Arrivals are the greatest moment, when their enthusiasm for school is visible in their smile and the fun stories they are eager to share.  It is very interesting to observe their initiative and enjoyment doing household chores. Cooking or […]

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Jun
02

EC Lotus Montessori PYP: Let’s get creative!

Arts week has arrived! We are so excited for you to see what all the children have been working on. You will see creativity all around campus! Last week Lotus friends spent some very memorable moments creating art, sharing their art, celebrating Hannah’s birthday and enjoying the PYP Exhibition by QAIS’ fabulous 5th graders. We […]

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Jun
02

Happy Children’s Day!

We had a great time playing each other’s multiplication math games. We were very creative in making fun and challenging paths. After completing our research for the unit How the World Works, the summative project was to show our understanding and knowledge in any way. We started making posters, pop-up books, 3D models, and many […]

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Jun
01

PYP EXHIBITION 2019 WE MUST BE HEROES!

We started our week setting up everything for our Exhibition… And the day finally came! We were very excited and proud to present the process of one of the most meaningful projects in PYP, our Exhibition…WE MUST BE HEROES! Students engage in a culminating project, the PYP exhibition. The exhibition is a trans-disciplinary inquiry conducted […]

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