Let’s Go Out and Play
To engage our kindergarten students in regular outdoor learning opportunities through monthly trips to our Board’s Outdoor Education Centre and to implement the new kindergarten curriculum through the lens of the natural environment.
Keyword(s):curriculum, outdoor learning, play
The Language of Art: Elevating the Voice of the Child
The Language of Art: Elevating the Voice of the Child is aimed to cultivate a culture of creativity in our school that uses the visual arts as a tool to promote self-regulation and self-expression, and empower young children.
Keyword(s):art, expression, gallery, kindergarten, self-regulation
“Take Me Outside”: An Early Years, Urban/Rural Environmental Inquiry
The goal of our project incorporated outdoor learning as part of our weekly timetables. The outdoors became natural extensions of our classrooms both in the urban and rural settings. Educators fostered deep connections to the natural world.
Keyword(s):curiosity, environmental education, exploration, inquiry, observation
Building Mathematical Teaching and Learning Capacity in Kindergarten
Building a successful kindergarten math program through building teacher capacity with best practices in teaching number sense and problem-solving skills.
Enhancing Kindergarten Students’ Inquiries Through the Use of Technology in the Natural Environment
The goal of our project is to enhance kindergarten students’ inquiries through the use of technology in a natural environment. We created an outdoor learning environment for our students and used iPads to capture and share new learning.
Keyword(s):kindergarten, outdoor classroom, technology