Meghan

This author Meghan McBride has created 33 entries.

14 Jan

Piecing Together the Clues…

As part of our “Time Detectives” I.P.C. Unit, Year One detectives received clues in mystery envelopes yesterday. Their task was to work collaboratively to discover how the puzzle pieces fit together and what they could reveal about History. Here are a few photos of our detectives at work and the puzzles they “pieced” together! ...

09 Dec

Virtual Trip to Tanzania!

We took our last “virtual trip” today. In honor of our neighbor country’s Independence Day today, December 9th, we visited Tanzania! It was lovely to learn more about what makes this beautiful country so special.  ...

06 Dec

A Proper English Tea Party!

Year One students traveled to Europe for our virtual trip to England yesterday. We enjoyed learning all about what makes England such a lovely and special place! Our trip concluded with a proper Tea Party that included homemade scones with jam and cream! ...

28 Nov

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the U.S.A.!

As part of our I.P.C. Hooray, Let’s Go on Holiday unit, we traveled to the U.S.A. to celebrate Thanksgiving! Our virtual trip was fun-filled and expanded our understanding of History and Society. We learned about the First Thanksgiving in America and about the ways Americans celebrate and give thanks. Finally, we learned a game and dance to burn calories so that we could earn a taste of homemade pumpkin pie!  ...

15 Nov

Virtual Trip to Germany for St. Martin’s Day!

As part of our current I.P.C. unit, we have been “traveling” around the world to learn about the Societies of our Home Countries. On Monday, we had the opportunity to visit the European country of Germany and learned about the traditions and celebrations for St. Martin’s Day! Enjoy the photos and please note that they may make you feel hungry. 😉 ...

22 Oct

Entry Point: Hooray…Let’s Go on Holiday!

Year One students enjoyed their first “virtual trip” to Uganda, our Host Country, as their Entry Point activity last week! They loved “purchasing” their tickets, getting their passports stamped, and the in-flight entertainment prior to their “arrival” in Entebbe. While on the trip, they were able to experience excursions that highlight the best that “The Pearl of Africa” has to offer. From football to dancing and from drumming to bird watching, the morning was full of excitement and learning.  Here are...

25 Sep

Design Technology Challenge: Future Schools

Year One students designed and built their vision of a future school environment in response to the following question: What if there were a school with NO teachers? From outdoor to underwater to spaces in the sky, our imaginations designed some incredible dream schools.  Here are photos of the design and building process!  ...