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Mar
17

How the World Works Debate: Energy

We love to start our week with meditation, yoga, and tai chi! Arthur shared his passion about volcanos during his class meeting! Sharing our knowledge and strategies during Math class is a great way to grow in our learning community! We loved working on the final details and our costumes for our debate… Literacy week […]

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Mar
10

Mindfulness

“The real meditation is how you live your life…” -Unknown Practicing mindfulness in our class with Meditation, Yoga and Tai-Chi is a wonderful way to start our week! In life we should strive to improve ourselves, mentally, physically, and  to be a kinder person… just keep flowing! We like spending some time with our Peony […]

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Mar
01

Working together is…How the World Works

What a wonderful week full of fun learning and new experiences! We love our Yoga Mondays! Our mindfulness activities help us to find those resources within ourselves to become more balanced! Working together is very important in our Grade 5 community! Working together in different ways to find common solutions that help us grow as […]

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Feb
22

How the World Works

Welcome Back! What an amazing week back to school after our Chines New Year break! We started our week reconnecting with our learning buddies from Grade 2. Finding our partner who matched our postcards, we had the opportunity to start bonding with our new partners and share our experiences and activities we did over the […]

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Feb
02

Happy New Year! 新年快乐!

What a week! We finished our third unit of inquiry, How We Express Ourselves! We started our week giving the final touches to our class comics! We shared a summary with our classmates! And we took some time to reflect and set up our SMART Goal planner! Getting ready for a great second semester in […]

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Feb
02

Happy Chinese New Year!

We were hard at work the last few weeks writing opinion pieces, independently completing our literacy circles, solving addition and subtraction problems with regrouping and borrowing, and wrapping up our third unit of inquiry How We Organize Ourselves. In the midst of the busyness we made a good luck fish, and a pig in lieu […]

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Jan
27

Last two weeks!

We’ve been busy for the past two weeks in Grade 5! We worked on our opinion writing to learn how to build arguments and develop some debate skills…  An we used our notes to have a small debate in our class…agree to disagree? As a community we are always working on finding ways to support […]

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Jan
13

Welcome 2019!

Happy 2019! Welcome back, after our winter break we came back ready to create a vision board for 2019! Sharing our dreams, hopes and goals for 2019 was a great start for our second semester!!! As part of our continuing activities on building community, we cleaned up our room and got it ready to add […]

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Dec
21

Happy Holidays

  Last week of 2018! What am amazing journey we are sharing! We started our last week of school with the “Hour of code” thank you Mr. JD for this great experience!   We shared some lovely time with our reading buddies from Peony singing some songs together! Our class meetings are getting better and […]

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Dec
21

Merry Christmas

Hard to believe four months of school have already passed by. Our last two weeks of the year have gone fast and so many things have happened. Snowflakes falling through the air, in my face, in my hair… (the last song we learned). Snow surprised us early last week and turned our day into a […]

By Helena Arranz | Change . Montessori . Reflection . Responsibility . Toddler
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