IB Primary Years Programme

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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The Goal of Early Childhood Education

“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn”. – Dr. Maria Montessori “Respect all the reasonable forms of activity in which the child engages and try to understand them”. – Dr. Maria Montessori by Ms. Ruby Kalsi, Ms. Bella Liu, EC Peony Lead Teachers

By Early Childhood Team | Early Childhood . IB Primary Years Programme . Montessori
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May
12

Happy Mother’s Day!

This week in our Literacy Block we worked on a 5 day Growth Mindset Challenge. We discussed that a fixed mindset is having a closed mind that doesn’t want to learn. However, a growth mindset is a having an open-mind that embraces challenges and sees experiences as opportunities for growth. We discussed and brainstormed how […]

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May
06

Agency in Grade 2!

Children’s Day is celebrated in Mexico on April 30th. We all wrote and illustrated on a paper foot all the happy reasons of being a child…our happy journey….may we always nurture our inner child as we continue to grow and learn in this shared journey! WOW! What a way to demonstrate agency (taking action). A […]

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