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Dana Ariss
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A passionate and dedicated Grade 6 Educator.
A passionate and dedicated Grade 6 Educator.

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This month has been flying by as its been full of short weeks filled with a lot of activity! My students have been hard at work but we also made some time for celebrating the work and learning we have been doing. Language Arts We are well into our read…

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February is a short month to begin with and we’ve added a lot of events which have also made for some short weeks. However my students know, a short week means even harder work and effort to ensure we continue learning. Here is a brief overview of the…

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Our learning community’s partnership and visit with our local Spruce Grove Public Library to introduce our students to their brand new Innovation Lab was featured in the Spruce Grove Examiner this week. Here is the article written by reporter Karen…

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Students have been learning how to write an effective blog post to reflect, connect and share their learning with the world.  We started this activity yesterday by brainstorming ideas on how we can represent ourselves. Students came up with many ideas as…

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Students have been working very hard on their “All About Me” blog posts. We opted to create our first blogs on paper to practice format and also to decide together what content would be appropriate to share online. A blog is a student-created website…

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Today was International Dot Day! A day to celebrate creativity, courage, collaboration and individuality with a focus on making your mark on the world. We celebrated by reading the book The Dot and then letting our creative minds free through a large…

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We’ve been discussing in class how to solve problems and how problem-solving skills are essential in all aspects of lives. We had Mrs. Rogul join us for two periods today to help us think deeper about what strategies we can use when addressing problems…

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Students today reflected and brainstormed on the differences between leaving comments to generate conversation on a written piece and providing effective feedback to help peers grow their learning. They shared their written pieces via Google Docs based on…

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We have jumped right in to building our foundation for life-long learning in LC5B. As our core focus in on inquiry and problem-solving through real-world applications, the students are learning how to ask questions and how to approach problems in every…
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