Rm231 FoSS Scientists

Our budding young scientists in Grade 5 have been learning about Variables and how to investigate them. During the investigations they have been learning things like how to use a two-coordinate graph, how to predict, how to identify variables and control them, setting...

Our Very First Skype Visitor

Late this morning we had our very first skype call.  We were “SQUIRTing” (aka: super quiet uninterrupted independent reading time) when the sound of a telephone ringing interrupted the silence of the classroom. “Hello Daughter” said Ms...

Readers in Room 231 – Check This Out!

I just came across this little gem of a site (thanks to our fabulous Miss Tara in the Learning Hub). It’s called What Should I Read Next?     Let me tell you a little about it …….. it’s a huge database that allows you to type in a book you like...

A Week in Review

Another week has passed and it was chocka-full of exciting learning! We’ve spent the week investigating Variables (like last week) in Science except this time we’ve been investigating whether the variable of capacity affects the number of passengers a boat...