TCS students in grades 3-8 presented what they learned so far about the St. Lawrence Seaway to members of the Lost Villages Society. Afterwards, each member shared their personal experiences with a small group of students. &nbs..
Our first ever school-wide Project-Based Learning! The driving question behind this project is: How has the Seaway Project been helpful and harmful to the community? The primary grades have been learning about the St.Lawrence River wi..
By Heidi Blokland Our school recently embarked on a journey called Project Based Learning, or simply “PBL.” PBL is an inquiry approach to education which uses a project as the central context for student learning. Our topic of study was th..
The Kindergarten class began this school year learning about apples. Our project was to create an applesauce recipe and make a huge batch of apple sauce for the Morrisburg Community Supper hosted by the Pentecostal church. We started by invest..
Tabernacle Project + Jesus = Wow!! Recently our whole school was joined together in an incredible project. It involved a lot of hard work and a lot of prayer. Our eyes were on the Tabernacle in the Old Testament and we wanted to know, “..
This past Wednesday we went as a whole school to a place called Countryside Adventures, an amazing place with a 3 km skating trail through the woods. We went there to launch our spring project that will focus on Psalm 8. “Lord, our Lord,..
One element of Project Based Learning (PBL) is an Entry Event to launch the project and get the students excited about what is to come. It can take many shapes and forms. Recently, a couple of classes launched their spring PBL focusing on some..
The school is a buzz with learning these days. And in some classroom that is more literal than others 🙂 Each class is learning about something in preparation for our Spring Celebration of Learning. Sometimes we learn from books or different..
At the beginning of May we had our Psalm 8 Celebration of Learning and you may have thought that work on the projects stopped then. However …. Recently, a couple of classes extended their projects, doing real work that met the needs of r..
This morning the school hosted a community breakfast as the entry event to our spring projects. As a whole school we are considering the question: Who is my neighbour? And so we gathered together as a community to enjoy a pancake breakfast. As..