Monthly Archives: November 2017

Guinea Pig Cages

Researching what is already on the web is a way of building upon other peoples’ ideas to help make your project your own.  Take down the details that you like about what is available online or in the library. The … Continue reading

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Turtle Island Game

Discover some interesting facts about First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture on Turtle Island.              

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The Moccasin by Earl Einarson

“They made me feel warm and loved”: That is how Earl Einarson felt as a child when his foster mother gave him a special gift–a pair of moccasins that connected him to his First Nations culture. Years later, Einarson, who is … Continue reading

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Greatest Art Thefts Resource Links

Other Interesting Information: The Monuments Men who tried to save art: https://smithsonianchannel.vhx.tv/videos/where-the-nazis-hid-3-5-billion-of-stolen-art History.com~Ten Famous Art Heists Two Irish Students steal a Masterpiece Famous Paintings~Artwork for Kids

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Learning Circles

After participating in a Learning Circle workshop presented by Lori Magri, Brandi Price, Cailin Lau, et al., it became much clearer to me the importance of connecting to our ancestry and the connection to First People’s Principles of Learning.  This … Continue reading

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The Granddaughter who was Eaten by a Big Fish

Listen to this story: The Granddaughter who was Eaten by a Big Fish https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/DAM/DAM-INTER-HQ-ACH/STAGING/audio-audio/lr_ks_GDEbBF_1367342235257_eng.mp3 Discussion — The Granddaughter who was Eaten by a Big Fish After telling the students “The Granddaughter who was Eaten by a Big Fish,” we asked … Continue reading

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Chose Your Art

Art Inquiry Criteria You are going to investigate a piece of stolen art. You are about to embark on an inquiry project about stolen art. You may do this project on your own, or with one partner. Follow these steps … Continue reading

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Hey Little Ant ~ How to be reflective?

Because Hey, Little Ant ends with a question–“What do you think that kid should do?”– the story naturally leads to discussion. Children want to keep talking. Common topics include bullying (“Have you ever felt like the ant?”) and the connectedness of living … Continue reading

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Division 3 worked in groups to develop qustions about great art thefts!

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Great Art Thefts

What are some of the things these images have in common?  You will see 4 images.  In partners, explain your thinking.  What are some things they have in common? Do I have a least 4 ideas? What are they?     … Continue reading

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