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Retelling the Story

Developing Language Skills in Maternelle

Throughout the Maternelle grades, FASP students were introduced to an innovative language method to develop their French skills: Narramus or “the Art of Narrating.” This language method uses French storybooks as apparatus. It allows children to expand their vocabulary, improve comprehension, and develop their oral skills playfully and assertively. In anticipation of the story, children…
Grade 2 Botley challenge

Hour of Code

“Hour of Code” is an international movement to get people coding. Sponsored by schools, libraries, and other organizations, the goal is for everyone to spend an hour coding. Numerous apps and organizations offer free Hour of Code activities on websites. This year, all FASP primary grade students got involved. First graders coded in sequential coding…
3D Cell Model 9

Look Inside a Cell!

In science class, the 7th-grade students have been learning about classifying and exploring life, including cell structures and functions. They researched plant and animal cells to understand the making-up of living things. Despite looking different and carrying out different roles, cells share specific structures referred to as organelles (mini-organs). Students built models that included labels…
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Kindergarten Rituals

School rituals are composed of repeated moments of a short-duration activity. Frequency and regularity allow students to become comfortable with the activity, increase their autonomy, and gradually master the activity. Beginning in November, the Kindergarten class has been working on its morning rituals which include three activities: The calendar The attendance The encoding of syllables…
Grade 4 Science 5

Budding Scientists in Elementary

At the elementary level, students in grades 2 and 4 were busy experimenting in their science class. Second graders learned about the properties of different materials. Then they realized an experiment: they tested which surface would soak up water the fastest between cement, soil, and grass. Pouring an equal quantity of water on each element,…
Before Grant Wood

Art Reinterpretation at the Middle School

In grade 6, students revisited some classic artworks. Observing the paintings, they had to imagine what could have happened before. Why is there a giant head floating? Why are the waves so strong? Why does the man have a pitchfork? Why is there an apple in front of his face? Why does he have all…

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