School Journal, June 10-14

What a week! We were all very excited by Maia’s book on the Olympics and decided to dig in deep on the topic. We learned that many of the children already participate, or are interested in a wide variety of sports. Other interests, such as Capoeira or crafting, aren’t included in the official Olympics, but […]

School Journal May 27 – May 31

This week, there was a lot of excitement in the school section as we welcomed three educator students from Quebec, who have come to observe and experience our Reggio-inspired school. Welcome to Alice, Annabelle and Laurianne! In the Studio, we have been exploring the artist Saunia Delaunay – after an introduction with the book, we […]

School Journal May 13-17

This week, we had a visit from the Preschool children, who came to share their butterfly explorations. On Tuesday, the children went to the lake and constructed cabanes with Valentina. We returned the following Thursday, to check on the cabanes, a bit unsure of what we would find, after there had been lots of rain […]

School Journal April 22-26

We were thrilled this week to welcome back Bruno! We also followed up with our great parents breakfast last week, with lots of parental participation via stories and projects this week. Bruno’s Dad came in to read a story. The German-speakers were particularly appreciative of his choice 🙂 Amaya’s Dad, who has been leading a […]

Celebrating Book Day with the School Group, March 7, 2024

Keep reading, it’s one of the most marvelous adventues that anyone can have. Lloyd Alexander For several years, l’écoline has participated in the annual World Book Day, a day to promote books and encourage children to discover the joy of reading. We love sharing books and stories together, and it is such a joy to […]

School Journal, Week of February 19-23

We began the week together with a collective moment of drawing, writing and storytelling to recount how we each spent the time when we were not together. We regularly include moments like these after holiday clubs as an exercise in recall of past events, and structure how these events are reconstructed, and shared with others. […]

School Journal January 22-26

Exploring Eric Carle We often read books by Eric Carle. We did a virtual tour of his workshop, and learned about his special painting and collage technique. We are working on combining all of our collages into a collective book. Some souvenirs from School 2’s Forest Day with Valentina. Each time they spend an extended […]