Monthly Archives: February 2014

Olympics Project: Building Knowledge of our Olympic Athletes

We’ve made some exciting connections with athletes through social media, which has led to further Olympics inquiry.  Once we’d learned about pairs skaters Paige & Rudi, hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser and skeleton racer Mellisa Hollingsworth, we were excited to find … Continue reading

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Olympics: Athlete Connections

Another important part of our Olympics inquiry is learning about Canadian Olympic athletes.  Students were really excited to hear that locally-trained figure skaters, Paige Lawrence & Rudi Swiegers, would be going to the Olympics.  This was our first athlete connection … Continue reading

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Olympics Postcards are Designed!

My Grade 1 students have continued to work with Mrs. Caldwell’s Oak Lake Kindergarten class to learn about the Olympics.  Many students have done research at home with their families and made guest blog posts sharing their findings.  We have … Continue reading

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