How we express ourselves

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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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
17

How We Express Ourselves!

In Grade 5 we consistently  develop our reading and writing skills. Working with our Literacy Circles also helps us to understand and respond from different perspectives! We continue building community in our class, and we are learning more and more to collaborate and work together! Our Yoga class is also helping us to become more […]

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Dec
09

How We Organize Ourselves

Reflection is an important step in our learning. We identified what we learned about ourselves and our classmates in sharing our personal artifacts. We self-reflected about the attributes we each displayed this unit and the ones we really want to focus on for the next unit. For each unit we also change seats so that […]

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Jun
22

Happy Summer Holidays!

We are celebrating the closure of a year of success, personal growth, and friendship!!! The last weeks have gone so fast and we already ended this school year! Unbelievable! Children have been shining with their own light, showing the best of themselves. Responsibility, patience, caring, happiness, joy, and a passion for what they do. There is […]

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Jun
21

Thank you!

What an amazing way to close our last 9 days of school! After our 5th Unit Celebration, Sharing the Planet, we took some time to reflect about our learning… Then we prepared the last unit celebration of our year long ongoing unit of inquiry How We Express Ourselves: Poetry. Our 6th unit celebration was presented […]

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May
18

Fun under the sun

For the past three weeks, our toddlers have explored so much about the world. First week of May, our lovely Qingdao turned pink with all those beautiful cherry blossoms. The weather also started to get warmer and we didn’t hesitate to walk around the campus with a basket in hand and improvise a cherry blossom collection. […]

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May
01

April Discoveries.

Art is an important area of work in our class. Children have opportunities to develop eye hand coordination, and sensorial through color and texture exploration and most important: art incentives creativity. The world is constantly changing and we all need to have the skills to adapt ourselves to it. Creativity is the tool, it creates individuals with independent […]

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