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Students Reflect on our Olympics Project

                   

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Reflecting on another Successful Project

Although reflection is an ongoing part of the project based learning model in our classroom, I want to take time at the end of this special Olympics project to think about the learning and teaching involved.  Some reflections from my … Continue reading

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Goodbye Olympics: K Reflections on Our Favourite Olympic Moments

Since January, we have been learning about the Olympics: the history, the location, the athletes, and the events. For the past 3 weeks, we have been consumed by all things Olympics! We began every morning with a visit to the … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Visit to Our Senior Buddies

When we said goodbye to our senior buddies at Christmas time, they asked if we could come back soon. We decided that Valentine’s Day was a great time for a visit because Valentine’s Day is when you show people that … Continue reading

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Skyping an Olympic Torch Bearer

Today, thanks to the Skype in the Classroom website, my class Skyped a torch bearer from the 2012 summer Olympics.  Mr. Jon Tait   was an excellent guest speaker who shared a lot of interesting information in a kid-friendly way.  We … Continue reading

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Olympics Math

We continue to add new elements to our Olympics project, ensuring that our learning activities help students achieve outcomes in a number of subject areas.    So far, my students have been doing lots of reading and writing related to … Continue reading

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Problem Solving in Action!

Now that we’d distributed our postcards and classes were ready to write them, it was time for a skype call with Mrs. Obach’s class to update our partners on how we were doing with our project responsibilities.  We were excited … Continue reading

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