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Learning through inquiry in grade 2

The grade two students in Trina Crawford’s grade 2 class at École Hawrylak school have been working very hard to learn more about First Nations and Métis culture.  You can read about their experiences via Mrs. Crawford’s blog. Throughout the course of the year, Trina’s students have learned a lot about First Nations and Métis culture within a … Continue reading

To This Day Project

I saw this amazing video today that I knew I had to share.   Watch this beautiful short spoken poem from Shane Koyczan and help to start and continue conversations that hopefully results in action, and change. Share this with your students, your advisory group, anybody and everybody.  Let’s share the message.

PWIM superstars! aka categorizing and classifying

The students at Hawrylak are doing an amazing job learning their PWIM words; now they are continuing on the process and learning how to classify words according to their attributes.  I have been lucky enough to work with both Rebekah Picard (gr 2) and Danielle Robertson (gr2/3) and have learned so much about the PWIM … Continue reading

Learning with PWIM – moving on to word cards

Apprendre des nouveaux mots en français avec Mlle Picard– Rebekah has been continuing on without me in her grade 2 French Immersion class and it is so neat to see the progress that her students have made in their PWIM words during my absence! Over the past week, Rebekah’s students have been developing mastery of … Continue reading

Learning with PWIM

I was lucky enough to be welcomed into Rebekah Picard’s grade 2 French Immersion class at École Hawrylak School this week as she began working on the PWIM strategy with her students.  This was my first PWIM experience, coming from a high school background, so Rebekah kindly agreed to let me assist with the process … Continue reading