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Apr
21

EC Lotus – Montessori PYP

This week the children have been enjoying a wonderful time at recess with the nice weather!  In recent days, our teaching team has spent time on observing more and reflecting on the children’s individual needs so that we can better plan for their learning goals.  We have just started our final Unit of Inquiry on […]

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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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Apr
20

Emotions and Feelings

Dear Plum Blossom Parents, 亲爱的梅花班的家长您好, This week we began our new unit of inquiry which is all about Emotions and Feelings.  本周我们开始了新的探究单元,关于情绪和感情。 The transdisciplinary theme is ‘How We Express Ourselves” and the central idea is: ‘WE EXPRESS OUR THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS IN MANY DIFFERENT WAYS”.  其主题是“我们如何表达自己”,核心思想是:“我们用许多不同的方式来表达我们的思想和感受”。 Here is our UNIT LETTER for you to view and download. […]

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Apr
14

Unit Celebration: How We Express Ourselves

We wrapped up our unit of inquiry How We Express Ourselves: Story-telling with an intimate unit celebration for our parents! For this unit we chose to sing the song Brave, which speaks about raising our voices in a positive way. We “let the words fall out” with positive messages. We were courageous and presented all […]

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Apr
05

The Joy of Sharing in Plum Blossom

What a wonderful week it has been! We are enjoying such beautiful Spring weather and it has been a joy to watch the children soaking up the fresh air and exploring the changes in our plants around the school. This week we began planting vegetables in the garden such as onions, pumpkins, lettuce and carrots. […]

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Mar
31

Summative…

We are reaching the end of our unit of inquiry, How We Express Ourselves, and this week we focused on wrapping up our summative projects in preparation for our upcoming unit celebration. We started by sharing with our team our individual interpretation of our respective stories.   After sharing we split up in smaller groups […]

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Mar
29

Spring is in the air!!

“A child, more than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature” – Maria Montessori. Dear Plum Blossom Parents,With Spring in the air the flowers are beginning to bloom on the trees and the children have been excitiedly observing the changes happening in our school environment. We have been watching the plants beginning to sprout […]

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Mar
25

Leprechauns and gold!

St. Patrick day was celebrated across the world on March 17th, so we had a greenish theme last week. Leprechauns and lucky clovers everywhere, as you can see! If you hear your child talking about O’DonPa, that is our Leprechaun friend who is very naughty and likes to play hide and seek around the class. […]

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Mar
24

Pot of Gold!

We kicked off our week with a fun filled morning with our Grade 5 Learning Buddies doing a “green challenge” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We were pleasantly surprised when we found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Our literacy blocks are very productive. We are working on vocabulary puzzles for […]

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Mar
01

We are back

It has  been a while since we last posted here. We have been working on re-establinging our classroom routine after another quite long break. Happy Pig Year by the way! Here are a few pictures of the performance from last January. It was such a fun morning! We have been adding a few new activities […]

By Helena Arranz | Montessori . Toddler . Uncategorized
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