Archives for May, 2019

May
31

Our week in photos

We are getting excited to share our learning with the parents of Plum Blossom class at our Celebration of Learning on 11th June at 13:45 in the Black Box Theatre. Our current unit on “Feelings and Emotions” and our year-long unit on “Living Things” are both explored through our upcoming performance called ‘The Rainbow Flower” […]

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May
26

EC Lotus: Can you tell how I feel?

Over the past few weeks we have sung about our feelings, read about our emotions, acted out the way we felt, and drew all sorts of lines that represented our anger, silliness, joyfulness and sadness.  We also explored how colors can convey emotions and you will see just what we have been working on at […]

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May
26

‘Can you tell how I feel, when you look at my face’

Dear Parents, It’s difficult to believe that we are coming towards the end of another term and an academic school year. Just as how we as teachers are busy planning and preparing for the various upcoming events and activities, our children are too. The sun has been shining down on children these days and outdoor […]

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May
25

Exhibition Preview!

WE MUST BE HEROES! May 29, 2019. Here is a preview of our Exhibition… stay tuned! We’ve been working together for the past 7 weeks on our Grade 5 PYP Exhibition, the culminating project of our PYP journey! The day finally came after a year long process, in which we learned valuables lessons, such as, […]

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May
24

Sparking a Sense of Wonder – Science in Early Childhood

“The things he sees are not just remembered; they form a part of his soul.” ― Dr. Maria Montessori Our science unit continued this week with further explorations into liquid matter. We discovered that we can make lava lamps by adding effervescent tablets to the oil and water experiments we made last week. It was wonderful to […]

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May
19

Loading…Exhibition…May 29th

We are very busy and excited about our upcoming Exhibition! Each committee is getting ready to share and our collaborative work at our final PYP project…WE MUST BE HEROES! We are working together to prepare our grand opening! Working collaboratively to bring awareness about Sharing the Planet! We enjoyed our Family Fun Day! Please take […]

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May
19

Sharing the Planet

After practicing with our multiplication board we began to feel more confident about how to solve multiplication facts with a chart. This helped us to both solve the multiplication facts and identify patterns. We then had a blast creating our own multiplication board games. We are excited to play the games we all came up […]

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May
17

Our Busy Hands

“The human hand allows the mind to reveal itself.” -Dr. Maria Montessori. “The child seeks for independence by means of work; independence of body and mind.” – Dr. Maria Montessori. “The hands are the instruments of man’s intelligence.” – Dr. Maria Montessori. ” First the education of the senses, then the education of the intellect.” […]

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May
17

Little Scientists in Action!

This week we began a new science unit all about liquid matter. In particular, we are studying the properties of oil and water. Through experiments mixing watercolors with oil, the children closely observed how the two materials do not mix – they ‘repel’ each other! “They don’t want to make friends” one child observed… “They […]

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May
13

Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the moms, we hope you enjoyed your special Sunday in the company of your beloved children. They happily created a poster for you last week, with milk and a few drops of food coloring. The children first dyed watercolor paper and next stamped a message. Messy, but most definitely fun! The latest materials […]

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