How the world works

Jun
16

Final Unit Celebration!

We are so proud of our final repurposing projects. We all did an amazing job being creative! Time sure flies by when you’re having fun. We had our final unit celebration and combined our last two units of inquiry, How the World Works and Sharing the Planet. A special thanks to our parents for their […]

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Jun
02

Happy Children’s Day!

We had a great time playing each other’s multiplication math games. We were very creative in making fun and challenging paths. After completing our research for the unit How the World Works, the summative project was to show our understanding and knowledge in any way. We started making posters, pop-up books, 3D models, and many […]

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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
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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Apr
28

Happy Earth Day!

We kicked off our week with Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world on April 22nd. It was perfect timing, as we are all excited about our unit focus on Earth’s changes. We were recently discussing how we “don’t fall off earth because we have a moon, which gives us gravity.”  We then worked […]

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Apr
21

Xi’an Field Trip

What a trip! We spend 4 days together in Xian and we loved every minute of it! Reconnecting with the history of our host country China, inquiring, applying the ATL skills plus getting to know each other better and making memories together is PRICELESS! We visited different museums and historic sites… We started at Banpo […]

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Apr
21

How the World Works

We were all very excited to come back after our fun-filled Spring break. We loved sharing and hearing the relaxing, fun, or exciting experiences we all had. We have started our fifth unit of inquiry, How the World Works. In this unit we will focus on Earth’s changes. We unscrambled our central idea: Earth goes […]

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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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