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Nov
27

Something new is happening in Bamboo Cottage! | 在竹屋发生的新鲜事儿! |Bamboo cottage 에는 뭔가 특별하고 새로운 것이 있어요!

Today we focus on how children learn to express themselves, which is an important aspect of being human since we are all living in a multicultural society and we all need to communicate with each other. During the day children have many opportunities to express how they feel. Apart from encouraging both individual and group conversations, we provide […]

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Mar
28

Cape Dorset art

Ms Jacqueline Oussoren, Owen’s mum and QAIS EC teacher, visited the Grade 4 classroom to talk about art work by artists from Cape Dorset. She led a class discussion on the role of colour and images and the messages they convey. Grade 4 students chose different art work to colour based on the stories they […]

By Kirsten Loza | Grade 4 . How we express ourselves
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Sep
23

Parents are also Language Learners and Teachers

As a polyglot, it gives me great pleasure when I see students constructing meaning in a new language – especially if it’s the language I teach, and through which I learn with them. Nonetheless, when I see parents becoming engaged in this process and developing interest in the evolution their children are experiencing is when […]

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Sep
15

A Classroom’s Universal Language

How many times have you heard the expression ‘music is a universal language’? As a music lover and multilingual individual, I cannot agree more. Yet, besides being a music lover, I also love to move to its rhythm and, therefore, understand that when dancing, one needs to cope with a partner, coordinate moves, feel the […]

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