Category - Unit 1: Open-Minded Relationships

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Peer Groups
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Graphing Transportation
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Signing In
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Our Visit to Excellence Class
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Home Learning
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Our First Unity of Inquiry

Peer Groups

For a child, it is in the simplicity of play that the complexity of life is sorted like puzzle pieces joined together to make sense of the world.
-L.R. Knost

Recently our class experimented with Teacher-chosen Peer Groups.  A provocation designed to challenge students and see how they could use the relationship-building  skills we’ve been working on since the beginning of the year.

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Graphing Transportation

We have just finished our first unit of the year: Relationships.  One of the activities we undertook as a class was to create a graph sharing information about our lives and daily routines.

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Signing In

Each morning after the students have put away their backpacks and water bottles they have one more job to do before they head to the playground: signing in.

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Our Visit to Excellence Class

In extending our relationship building and going further with our Unit of Inquiry on ‘Relationships’, we visited the Excellence Class earlier this week. The Excellence Class were wrapping up their Unit of Inquiry on ‘Play’; where they planned for, designed, and created toys for others to play with. We were invited by their class to go in and play with them and the toys they had made.  We were very excited!

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Home Learning

Recently our school was closed for 5 days.  To keep our brains and bodies active a letter was sent home with ideas for parents and students to collaborate on some home learning experiences:

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Our First Unity of Inquiry

Our fist unit of inquiry in the IB PYP framework is Relationships, where students will build and foster relationships with others within their community.

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