Captivate: Grade 4 and 5 teachers ended the year with a passion project for students, allowing them to take ownership of their learning.
Johnson – Coding – Been working on this project for 5 months and finally was able to get his character to move
Cayla – created a 3-course meal – twice – as she reflected on the first one and realized she needed to use a different type of fish so make it again
Justin – Researched about the desert and its habitat
Sean – created his first documentary (project was to learn what a doc was and how to create) on Summer
Charlie – 15-page ppt on Lego Technics and how they work
Molly – Interviewed a photographer and did a 15-page ppt including techniques and her own shots and reflections
Eric – created a model ship out of popsicle sticks
PE and Health
Captivate: The PE teachers created an Obstacle Course mission for students. Their introduction included examples from each PE teacher around the world.
Care: Visual Arts teachers found ways to allow students to practice mindfulness while also exploring their art skills.
Collaborate: Visual Arts teachers facilitated collaboration across grade levels during ‘Celebrate and Share the Arts’ week, creating systems so that students could comment on each other’s work.
Care: The grade 5 team supported their students’ social & emotional wellbeing during wellness weeks.