Archives for March, 2019

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Mar
31

Summative…

We are reaching the end of our unit of inquiry, How We Express Ourselves, and this week we focused on wrapping up our summative projects in preparation for our upcoming unit celebration. We started by sharing with our team our individual interpretation of our respective stories.   After sharing we split up in smaller groups […]

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Mar
31

Meeting our Exhibition Mentors and HONK!

What an eventful week we had in Grade 5! We completed our ATL posters, which helped us to guide our inquiry as we organized ourselves to present our proposal for Exhibition to our Mentors! To be able to integrate Math in our Exhibition process we are learning about Statistics. Collecting and analyzing data is an […]

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Mar
30

FOSTERING JOY IN PEONY COTTAGE 在牡丹班培养快乐 .

Take a peek into the sources of JOY of our classroom. 让我们一起来看看我们教室里快乐的源泉。 by Ms. Ruby Kalsi and Ms. Bella Liu, EC Peony Cottage Lead Teachers.

By Early Childhood Team | Early Childhood . Montessori
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Mar
29

Spring is in the air!!

“A child, more than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature” – Maria Montessori. Dear Plum Blossom Parents,With Spring in the air the flowers are beginning to bloom on the trees and the children have been excitiedly observing the changes happening in our school environment. We have been watching the plants beginning to sprout […]

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Mar
25

Leprechauns and gold!

St. Patrick day was celebrated across the world on March 17th, so we had a greenish theme last week. Leprechauns and lucky clovers everywhere, as you can see! If you hear your child talking about O’DonPa, that is our Leprechaun friend who is very naughty and likes to play hide and seek around the class. […]

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Mar
24

EC Lotus: Montessori-PYP

Sharing our love of learning 分享我们对学习的热爱 Welcome, Lotus Parents, Families and Friends to the online platform for sharing our learning experiences in the Lotus Cottage and the QAIS community. This EC blog is a welcomed opportunity for us to share with you a unique perspective into how our children are engaged in their academic, social-emotional […]

By Early Childhood Team | Early Childhood . Montessori
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Mar
24

We Are Family!

Dear Parents, Welcome to our ‘Week in Photos’ on the QAIS blog. This week has been busy with challenging and meaningful work happening in all areas of the classroom. The cultural area has seen lots of activity, with some of our youngest children creating their own maps using the continent puzzle. It has been wonderful […]

By Early Childhood Team | Connection . Early Childhood . IB School . Montessori
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Mar
24

Spring is Here !!

“The land is where our roots are, the children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the earth”.  – Maria Montessori. Dear Peony Families, We welcome you to our new Peony Cottage sharing platform. We are looking forward to connect with you and keep you updated with classroom activities. Springtime is for […]

By Early Childhood Team | Early Childhood . Montessori
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Mar
24

Pot of Gold!

We kicked off our week with a fun filled morning with our Grade 5 Learning Buddies doing a “green challenge” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We were pleasantly surprised when we found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Our literacy blocks are very productive. We are working on vocabulary puzzles for […]

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