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May
26

PYP 3 on the path to a lifelong love of reading!

PYP 3 students continually set a wonderful example of how fruitful it can be to spend time with a good book. Every Thursday during their check in/out session, grade 3 students find a book (or two!) and rush to a cozy spot in the library to settle in and read. Some new Scholastic books have been […]

By Shannon Carney | Library
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May
06

Life Beyond the POI

Naomi Shihab Nye said she became a poet partly because of poetry’s great mystery, and partly because of a second-grade teacher she had who believed poetry was at the center of the universe. Today, at QAIS, it certainly was. PYP2 led an assembly in which they shared some of the outcomes of the unit they […]

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Apr
21

Literacy Week 2016 (Day 4)

On day 4 of the Literacy Week 2016, QAIS learners had the chance to experience the library with their parents. This was an opportunity for students to share information about some of the sessions that have been held throughout the week. Since there was a mini book fair, students were able to tell their parents […]

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Apr
20

Literacy Week 2016 (Day 3)

On day 3 of our 2016 Literacy week, one of the most defining elements of QAIS identity took over the building: our international spirit. Likewise, QAIS appreciation for mother tongues was in the air: students and teachers had the opportunity to listen to the sounds of some of the many QAIS families’ native languages: Chinese, Japanese, […]

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Apr
19

Literacy Week 2016 (Day 2)

Day 2 of our 2016 Literacy week started with a couple of Skype conference with authors. PYP 3 & 4 skipped with Mexican author Cecilia Magaña, who shared part of the new book she is writing: a fairy tale about a girl in a circus. PYP 3 students had the chance to share their experiences […]

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Apr
18

Literacy Week 2016 (Day 1)

    Ms Vanessa started the literacy week in PYP 1 showing her gift as a story teller; and then students engaged in a discussion of the video ‘the girl who hated to read’, out introduction for the PYP Literacy week. In the main time, PYP 5 and 6 held a Skype conference with Mexican author […]

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Nov
06

The Latest in the Library

Greetings from the QAIS library, where we are keeping very busy these days. PYP students have created their own personalized library cards! These cards have helped to foster a sense of responsibility for the students, where they enjoy taking turns distributing and collecting the cards during each visit. The cards have also helped to streamline […]

By Shannon Carney | Grade 1 . Grade 2 . Grade 3 . Grade 4 . Grade 5 . grade 6 . Library
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