All posts by “Andrea Mills

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#Stayhome

As we all navigate the challenges that come with this very unique moment in time, the ICS Early Years team would like to share in the spirit of global solidarity as we #Stayhome.

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The Creative Design Museum

This post is Part 2 to a post from 26th February Supporting Children’s Identities as Designers and Makers through Inquiry (Link to part one). Transdisciplinary Theme How We Organize Ourselves An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure…

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Den Building

Connecting Threads of Learning in Different Spaces As our class groups develop a growing sense of community, we intentionally plan learning provocations based on children’s interests which promote connections among our environments both indoor and outdoor. We aim to have threads of…

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Empowering Students as Researchers

EY1 enjoys a weekly collaboration with some students in Grade 7. Sometimes the older students read books to the younger children. Other times, the students collaborate on learning experiences including construction, clay and gardening. They have also helped us to maintain our outdoor…