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Open House at Children’s Garden School

October 4, 2011

October is a busy time for families looking for a private school. There are so many Open Houses to attend and so much  information to sort through. The time you invest now is well worth it as schools can be very different. Please plan to drop by to see us on Tuesday, October 25, from…

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SMART Boards at CGS

September 22, 2011

The first thing I saw when I walked into my new classroom at the beginning of September was the SMART Board. All summer I had been thinking about it. What kind was it going to be? Would we be able to use it right away? I had used SMART Board technology before, but this was…

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Principal’s Message – September 2011

September 12, 2011

This week I had two messages sent to me by friends.  Both of them ended their message by saying “Happy New Year”!  It was comforting to know that there are people other then me who view September as if it was January 1st. In the world of an educator the end of the summer is…

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Grade 3 at CGS – Focus on Critical Literacy

August 10, 2011

Grade Three Focus on Critical Literacy at Children’s Garden School “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle Grade Three is the most senior year at CGS. Our upcoming Grade Three students will be given consistent opportunities to showcase their strength of character…

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Principal’s Message – Summer 2011

August 10, 2011

Every time I travel it seems that inevitably I strike up conversations with people who have children.  When they hear what I do for a living the floodgates open up and I am told story after story of children who just aren’t getting what they should out of school.  Whether I am in Canada, the…

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More than just a computer lab!

July 12, 2011

All students at CGS have opportunities to work in our computer lab and begin developing their technological skills. But Integrated Technology at CGS is about more than just computer time! It’s about using tools—computers and otherwise—to enhance learning across a variety of curriculum areas. Here are some activities the students participated in as part of…

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Extended French at CGS

July 12, 2011

In 2010, we launched a new Extended French program at CGS. The program was started for several reasons. We had a few families with a French-speaking parent, and they wanted enrichment opportunities for their children; we had other families with older children who were attending French immersion programs at public schools and they wanted to…

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