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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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More