Research shows that students who feel safe and supported by adults at school are better able to learn. The Infinity Program (TIP) is Interlake School Division’s alternative high school campus. The staff and students at TIP work together to create an environment built on the foundation of positive relationships. Positive relationships in schools are central to the wellbeing of both students and teachers and underpin an effective learning environment. There is now a wealth of research on the importance of connectedness… Read More
The middle years math minds of Teulon Elementary have been working towards multiplication mastery with a game called, Multi. Built on the foundation of Tic-Tac-Toe, students can use their familiarity with this classic game as a strategic springboard to challenge themselves to select the next best move. Students grapple with important mathematical and strategic questions such as: What factors should I select to help me win? What move can I make to stop my opponent? Which products allow me to… Read More
The ISD Team is hard at work planning for January programming in response to Manitoba Education’s December 2nd announcement: news.gov.mb A letter to all ISD Families outlining our plans was distributed on December 7th and is posted here. Letter to ISD Families – January Programming
Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin held a press conference on Friday, September 25th which was followed by a media bulletin . As Dr. Roussin indicated in his press conference, the new Public Health orders and changes under the Province’s Pandemic Response System that will come into effect on Monday, September 28th do not change any of the guidelines related to schools. Manitoba Education provided the following clarifying message late Friday afternoon: Today, the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer announced that the… Read More
Children are more likely to succeed in school when parents or guardians are informed and involved in their education. The Manitoba government recognizes the need to work in collaboration with parents to ensure all Kindergarten to Grade 12 students succeed. Please visit the Manitoba Education Website for more information on compulsory subject information. Information for each compulsory subject area is broken down into four sections: What my child is learning How my child is assessed Resources that support my child’s learning Frequently asked… Read More
This years spirit groups have been focusing on building school culture and relationships at SCI. Our leadership and link leader students have been instrumental in working with staff to help students know each other better, learn from each other and receive student input on ways to improve school culture and make SCI a great place to be. This group has also run a Terry Fox Run, gym riots, spirit weeks and Passing on the Cheer.
Brant-Argyle’s South class have been using their Guided Math time to create and extend patterns. They have been working hard to show what they know in a variety of ways, including concretely and pictorially. The South class is also getting very good at using the language of patterns and can be heard discussing the number of elements in a pattern and sharing the core of a pattern with their classmates.
During the month of November at Woodlands School, we are planning a “number” of fun learning activities focused on numeracy. We want to students to understand that math is something not to be scared of or intimidated by. We wand them to know it is part of our every day lives, and when the basic skills and concepts are learned that it can be quite enjoyable 🙂 Please check out list of November Numbers planned activities for the month. Here are some… Read More