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Do you have to be bilingual to attend this school?

No, many children come from families that do not speak any Spanish. This is a great environment for those who do not have a second language at home to be introduced to one. Also, we have some children whose first language is something other than English, and they learn English from BGA!

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Our Local Students

Due to the high demand for places at the Primary School has designated Churchlands SHS as a local intake area school. Students must therefore live with the school boundaries. Families living within our intake area are invited to enrol their children as local intake students. To see if you live within our local intake area…

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Storytelling Lesson Plan

This collection of story-related activities, projects and games-developed by storyteller/author Heather Forest for her storytelling workshops.

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Daily Routines in Classes

Kindergarten students from Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School demonstrate and describe the daily activities. Some of these activities include morning meeting, calendar, centers, behavior, recess, reading, field trips, and specials.

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Reflection on Classroom Visit

We were so excited to have an opportunity to visit Anamaria Ralph and Kathryn Powell in the classroom today. We host visitors often and know the value of seeing authentic learning in action. We came prepared to observe, interact, and learn.  The Environment: Child Centred, Reggio Inspired Immediately after entering their classroom space, I felt…

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Kindegarten Acitivities

Maybe you have a classroom full of kindergarteners who are eager and ready to learn. Or, perhaps you’re just looking for a few ideas to keep your little learner busy after school. Whatever you’re in search of, these kindergarten activities are the perfect way to help kids master key skills. Our hands-on science activities will pique…

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Teaching Kids Life Skills

Have you struggled with teaching kids about friendships?  Making friends (and keeping them) are important life skills to have.  Here are some simple ways to help teach your child about being a good friend.  We at Kids Activities Blog  know the importance of friendship because the only way to have a friend is to be a friend. TEACHING KIDS Having…

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Quote from Alice Wellington Rollins

“The test of a good teacher is not how many questions he can ask his pupils that they will answer readily, but how many questions he inspires them to ask him which he finds it hard to answer.” – Alice Wellington Rollins

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Essential Supports for Learning

Improving students’ relationships with teachers has important, positive and long-lasting implications for both students’ academic and social development. Solely improving students’ relationships with their teachers will not produce gains in achievement. However, those students who have close, positive and supportive relationships with their teachers will attain higher levels of achievement than those students with more…

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Quote by Marva Collins

Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another. – Marva Collins

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Modalities of Learning

Learning modalities are the sensory channels or pathways through which individuals give, receive, and store information. Perception, memory, and sensation comprise the concept of modality. The modalities or senses include visual, auditory, tactile/kinesthetic, smell, and taste. Researchers, including Reiff, Eisler, Barbe, and Stronck have concluded that in a classroom, the students would be approximately: 25-30% visual 25-30% auditory 15% tactile/kinesthetic…

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