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Author: Adrian Cheung

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Developing Number Sense in Kindergarten

​"Young children arrive with an innate curiosity to explore number relationships in their world through play and discovery. At the same time, it is also important for educators to help them make...

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A Splash of Colour

An exploration into colours around us. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://www.richlandacademy.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/compressed_messy_feet-720p_813.mp4"][/video] Together in our Early Years class - Bambini Grandi 2, we are focusing on the IB Theme of 'How We Express Ourselves'. This theme...

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The Power of Listening to Children

Our Visual Arts Teacher, Ms. Sherman had been wondering what to introduce as a provocation for the JK children in studio. This was their first year in my class and I wanted to...

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Deepening Our Understanding of Measurement

The Grade 2 students continue to deepen our understanding of measurement by investigating the capacity and mass of a given object. We enjoyed estimating, measuring and recording capacity and mass using a...

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Science Centre

​This field study connected to our IB Theme, Sharing the Planet. On  May 1st, 2019, the Richland Academy Grade 4/5 class went to the Science Centre. When we were at the centre we were looking...

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IB theme: Who We Are

This week, the Grade 3 class has started our final IB theme of Who We Are: Our Land is Who We Are.  Our Central Idea is: The natural environment impacts employment opportunities. The Lines of...

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Celebrating Learning through Student Led Conferences

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Richland Academy’s Student Led Conferences provided our Grade Two students with an authentic opportunity to share their constantly developing knowledge and understanding, as well as personal and social skills with their parents/guardians....

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Balanced Literacy in Kindergarten

“Literacy is…the ability to use language and images in rich and varied forms, to read, to write, listen, speak, view, represent, discuss and think critically about ideas. Literacy enables us to share...

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IB Theme How the World Works

Our Early Years BG2 class have continued our inquiry into 'How the World Works' with a focus on:  a) What tools are used for b) How we can use tools safely Authentic and real learning...

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The value of working with clay

Several of the grades are currently beginning to work with clay in ways that relate to their IB inquiries. The grade 2 class is understanding the properties of clay as part of...

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