Community of Airdrie

We have been looking and talking lots about the wants/needs/values of communities and how they may be similar or different. Next week we are going to get a little more specific and actually look at the community of Airdrie: how is it organized? What do we have in Airdrie? Why are those important or not […]

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Titanic and Morse Code

As we begin looking at communities in the past and how communities are made/organized, we are looking at the Titanic as it was the anniversary on April 15! Over the last few days, we looked at some photographs and paintings of the Titanic, and today we got to try writing in morse code! Check out […]

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Wants and Needs

Over the next little bit, we are going to start really looking at the wants and needs of both individuals as well as communities. Over the weekend, talk with your parents about what is a need? What is a want? Or the challenge, what does it mean to value something? Challenge: What are some needs for you and your […]

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What does “value” mean?

We have talked TONS about needs & wants for each person and communities. But what about values? What does value mean? What do we value? Below is a picture of what the kids decided (through many ideas and examples shared) what value means, following the sentence starter, “I value this because…” (the avoided confusion with […]

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Organization

Created with Padlet Today we started talking about organization, what are things that we organize, and why we organize them. After talking with your parents about it, I wonder if there are any other things in our community (not just in our house!) that needs to be organized and why?? Think about the places that […]

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April Update

It has been a little while since I wrote an update about what we are currently doing in class. If you have any questions, please send me an email or comment below and I’ll get back to you! ~ In Literacy, we just wrapped up our fifth round of CRM and will begin the last […]

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Immigration & Emigration Inquiry

We have been talking as a class about immigration and emigration between different places; whether between local communities all the way to international communities. Please leave a comment below answering any questions that relate to your experiences so we as a class can have a conversation to explore real-life situations and how they affect communities. […]

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