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Leadership Awards in 3J!

Leadership Awards in 3J!

Two of our 3J students received IREC Leadership Awards today! Carden was recognized for showing leadership when he seeks first to understand, then to be understood.  Carden is careful to make sure he understands project directions, and asks very good questions that helps everyone in the class. Heather got an award for showing leadership when … Continue reading

Operation: 40 Payback!

Operation: 40 Payback!

One of our Gr.1 teacher’s celebrated her birthday this week.  In fact, it was her 40th!  The 3Js decided to celebrate with her… with a little payback! (Background note: Ms.J celebrated her 40th several years ago with a “decorated” classroom courtesy of Mrs.Taylor.)  So we brainstormed, schemed, planned, surveilled and executed a flawless mission to … Continue reading

Presentation About Peru

Presentation About Peru

The Grade 3s have been learning about diverse communities around the world, including Peru.  Isaac came from the Central Alberta Refugee Effort immigrant center to teach us more about this amazing country and to answer some of our questions.  We listened, we took important notes and we asked some really good questions as well.  Take … Continue reading

Leadership Awards in 3J!

Leadership Awards in 3J!

Two more 3J students got IREC Leadership Awards today! Mercedez was recognized for showing leadership when she seeks first to understand and then to be understand. Mercedez goes out of her way to make sure she understands directions so that she can do her best, no matter what the project.  Congratulations, Mercedez! Cael got an award for … Continue reading

Showing We Know: Geographic Thinking

Showing We Know: Geographic Thinking

Investigating life in several diverse countries around the world has been what the 3Js have been focusing on over the past several weeks.  They’ve used the Google tool My Maps to locate the countries and to add information we’re learning about each.  Yesterday students were introduced to the Chrome extension Screencastify.  After a bit of practice using … Continue reading

The 3Js Have (Math) Problems!

The 3Js Have (Math) Problems!

The 3Js have been working really hard on their addition and subtraction skills to 1000 over the past several weeks.  We’re getting really good, but those are just skills.  Now we have to be able to put those skills into action and have a deep understanding for when we need to add and (or) subtract! … Continue reading

Proactive Week

Proactive Week

To honour the importance of Bully Awareness Week this week, IREC has created our own Proactive Week to foster communication and education about problem solving, conflict and bullying.  Our 3Js kicked off the school-wide discussion today by sending out a video we created for each class to watch and talk about.  A key idea to … Continue reading

Introduction to Countries We’re Studying!

Introduction to Countries We’re Studying!

In Social Studies, the 3Js are connecting with the world by studying several different diverse countries.  As an introduction, students watched a short informational video about each, and shared their “Top 2 Takeaways” for each country.  Then they found each country on a world map, looked to see where each was in relation to Canada, … Continue reading

Metis Presentation Reflection

Metis Presentation Reflection

Yesterday, Kogan’s (3G) Grandma Raye came in to give our Grade 3s a presentation about Metis culture and traditions.  FNMI (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) education is a priority focus for our students, and we were so grateful to have Raye share with us! Below is a slideshow of some individual slides from our 3J reflections … Continue reading