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Glendale School Archived Classroom Inquiries

2013-2014 School Year

Kindergarten - Me to We

Glendale School, Calgary Board of EducationThis year we are looking at transitions. We're taking lots of pictures and looking for changes. You, too, can watch our website grow and transition.

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Grade 1/2 - What is my Song?

Grade 1 and 2 This year, the Grade 1/2 Community is going to use music to explore the many facets of our individuality and consider how we can come together to create a successful community environment.

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Grade 3/4 - Belonging

Glendale School: Calgary Board of EducationWe began our Inquiry this year by simply asking questions. What would you like to learn this year? What is Community? What is Glendale? What is Belonging?

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Grade 5/6 - Different and One

Glendale School, Calgary Board of EducationWhat does it mean to belong? What does it mean to NOT belong? Do you have to conform to belong to a group? How can we belong to a group if we are different than everyone else? What is the benefit of belonging? How to we help everyone to belong? These are the kinds of questions we will be looking at this year the 5/6 Learning Community. Come and join our journey of discovery.

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Music 2013-2014

Music is fun!Music is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2012-2013 School Year

Kindergarten—I Am More Than You Can See

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningThe Kindergarten community will be exploring the inquiry, “I am more than YOU CAN SEE; There’s MORE to me than MEETS THE EYE!” Students will be looking closely at changes in nature as a concrete touchstone to observing the changes in ourselves—changes, growth, gifts and special skills. We will become scientists, anthropologists, psychologists and ultimately the most self-aware kindergarten students that we could possibly be. Come on in and enjoy our journey of learning...

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Grade 1/2 - Systems

Glendale School: Calgary Board of EducationWhat is a System? Students will work with various systems in order to uncover just what and how ‘SYSTEMS’ are part of everything that we do.

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Grade 3/4 - The Seeds of Our Legacy

Glendale School: Calgary Board of EducationEvery story must have a beginning, some contributing factor. A story has roots, roots that start with a seed. Like anything else that begins, they must inevitably lead somewhere, they must leave us with something. A seed, a story, has effects. A story has a legacy. But where do seeds come from? Where do legacies lead?

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Grade 5/6 - What's the Story?

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningWhat’s the story? What’s reality? What’s important? What more do we need to know? How do personal points of view and different perspectives play a part in and influence ‘the story?’ What’s the story of our city? How does Public Art help tell our city’s story? What’s the story about advertising? Marketing? How does media ‘change’ the story?

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Music 2012-2013

Glendale School inquiry Based learningMusic is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2011-2012

Kindergarten: The Power of a Name

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningThe power of a name and its value has long been immortalized in prose, poetry, and religious ceremony. Everyone recognizes himself or herself by name. The question is: What does my name mean and how does a name influence a person's character? We are investigating the power of our name and how our name--one word--tells an amazing story. Enjoy our journey to discovering this story.

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Grade 1/2 - The Power of Words

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningWhy does what I say matter? How does what I say effect the world and other people? The Grade 1/2 Community will be reflecting and commenting on the POWER and IMPACT of language. As the students deepen their understanding of who they are, they will learn how they can positively affect the world through communication.

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Grade 3/4 - Our Ancient Now

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningStudents are examining Greek Mythology and the principles embedded within each story to develop a sense of universal personality types found around our modern world. Using that knowledge, we have begun to compare how the ancients understood themselves and important events in their history, with how we view global situations today. We are beginning to see that these ancient stories can help us to evaluate our place in history, and that they can be tools to relate current events to the stories of our forefathers. We are learning to see the myths through the eyes of our current world and to see our current world through mythical eyes. Join us on a journey through time and tradition as we begin to unravel the unending web of “Our Ancient Now.”

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Grade 5/6 - The Great Unveiling

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningThis year, the 5/6 Learning Community will be delving into various aspects of entertainment starting off with an exploration of Shakespeare and the Renaissance this Fall. Understanding the life and times of Shakespeare will give us perspective into gender roles, art forms, entertainment genres and so forth. This is all leading up to the unveiling of our greater inquiry in the near future. Visit often!

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Music 2011-2012

Music is fun!Music is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2010-2011 School Year

Kindergarten

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningKindergarten is doing an inquiry into ecology and our interdependence using the keystone species of bees titled, What’s The BUZZ About Bees?If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man," said Albert Einstein. This is the quotation that we will keep returning to as our inquiry takes off this year.

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Grade 1/2 - The Buzz About Bees

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningWhat does it mean to be connected to all living things?  If one species was to disappear, how would other species' fare?  What does it mean to create a space for the living?  The Grade 1 and 2 community has taken up the study of ecology and how all living things are connected to each other and our environment.  Through this we are also exploring how we as human beings can interact responsibly with our natural world!

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Grade 3/4 - The Pursuit

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningThe year is 2135. It has been a long and arduous journey that has tested your patience, sanity and view of those around you in a number of ways. Each of the six rockets launched from Earth without issue and arrived on Mars as scheduled. You have arrived at the docking stations somewhere in the northern region of the planet. The air around you is fresh, full of life, full of promise. It has been nearly 9 months since you left earth and you are finally here…Mars, your new home. Welcome to “The Pursuit.”

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Grade 5/6 - Visions of a Time to Come

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningHave you ever wondered about the future? What will the next week look like? What about futher into the future? What is Utopia? Why are so many young adult novels painting a bleak and dystopic future? Why do we spend so much time predicting things - the weather, sports games, stock markets, etc? What is the meaning of time? Come join the 5/6 Learning Community as we endeavor to tackle these questions and more through photography, literature, science and more

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Music 2010-2011

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningMusic is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2009-2010 School Year

"The Experience"

The Experience websiteA great fire has destroyed all that we have created.  With our community in ruin, we have been left with nothing but the clothes on our backs, some money in our pockets and the hope of starting over.  Welcome to ‘The Experience.’  The Grade 3’s have begun the journey of a lifetime; each student has adopted an avatar personality equipped with jobs, skills and resources.  With only 41 survivors, the Grade 3’s must bind together and recreate a society lost; they are on their own to make great decisions and endure what ‘the experience’ will throw their way.  Join us on their journey…enter ‘The Experience.’

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Common Ground

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningUrban or rural? Big city or small town? East coast or west coast? In 2010, we find ourselves bombarded with an abundance of choices about our communities. People are more mobile than ever before, changing communities and living in a wide variety of places around the world during their lifetimes. Grades 4 and 5 are exploring the notion of “community”, and probing deep questions about what it takes to be a group of people sharing land, responsibility, decisions, problem-solving, and culture. We challenge you to discover what it means to truly live “on common ground”.

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Earth Measure

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningOur inquiry this year is about geometry – or earth measure
We will be exploring the nature of line, shape, and space in two and three dimensions.  In terms of sustainability, we will be asking questions about balance. For example, How do we use our concrete and abstract understanding of the world around us,  using what we discover about line, shape and space, to create a restorative and sustainable vision for our future?

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Lemons to Lemonade

glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningWe all experience challenges throughout our lives. How we decide to react to that challenge can result in an opportunity. This year the grade 2 students will examine how challenges can affect people and communities.

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Wet & Wild: WATER!

Kindergarden InquiryWater is everywhere—gushing from the tap, floating high above as drops in clouds, falling as rain, lying around in puddles and ponds and rushing along rivers to the ocean. Kindergarten will explore this topic in depth as they learn the curriculum this school year.

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Technology Times

Grade 6 InquiryTechnology is such an integral part of our daily lives. Understanding how we interact with technology and how we can develop a critical perspective is the focus for Grade Six this year. Throughout the year, our understanding and perspectives are developing and changing.

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Music 2009-2010

Music at GlendaleMusic is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2008-2009School Year

What does it mean to be "Normal?"

Glendale School inquiry Based learningWe have been investigating the notion of normalcy and how our understanding of the world is filtered through our various experiential lenses. We have searched for an understanding of how those perspectives change through generational shifts and in the experiental development of our lives.

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Fueling the Planet

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningThe Grade 4 classes are looking into the question "What do we really need?" Our work has centred around the idea of food, or fuel. In this work, we have explored the social, environmental and health issues and concerns around food in the past, present and future. What are we eating and what does it mean for our world?

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Living Well Together

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningFinding out about ourselves as Canadians is a rich starting point for understanding other cultures. Grade Five and Six students are exploring the questions, "What does our role in Afghanistan tell us about ourselves as Canadians?" and, "What does it mean to live well together?"

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Worlds Together, Worlds Apart

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningWhat can we do as students to bring us closer together as global citizens? By understanding our own community, we can have a stronger understanding of other communities. We started by looking at our own learning community, learning about mathematics, patterns and robotics.

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Moonstruck!

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningThe Kindergarten students have been exploring the moon. There is so much to learn about the moon: from the scientific research to how the moon appears in stories across cultures. The students have been reaching for the moon!

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What is Childhood?

Glendale School :Inquiry Based LearningThe Grade one students have been exploring all aspects of childhood. Check out what we've done so far on colours and robotics. Our site will be changing regularly so be sure to check back frequently.

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Music 2008-2009

Music at GlendaleMusic is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2007-2008 School Year

The Allegory of the Cave: How We Change as Our Experiences Change

Glendale School: Inquiiry Based LearningWhat do caves, shadows, robots and rainbows have to do with Grade 1? This year, EVERYTHING! Click here to see what we've been up to in Grade 1 in 2007/08!

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Beyond the Shadows: The Allegory of the Cave

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningOur inquiry into what lies beyond the shadows has engaged and encouraged the Grade 5 students to look past the appearances and shadows of what we perceive and to strive to understand the multiplicity of things.

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Earth In Balance

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningLook around... Do you notice how many people are recycling? Do you see people turning off lights? Do you see anyone conserving water? These simple decisions can change our ecological footprint. Is it enough? What more must we do? Grade four students are learning about and taking action to reduce the largest ecological footprint in Canada - Calgary's.

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What is Time?

Glendale School: inquiry Based LearningUnbeknownst to where this question would lead them, the grade 6 students asked their teachers, ‘What is Time?’ From the literal to the phenomenological, this inquiry continues to unfold.

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Do You See What I See?

Glendale School: inquiry Based LearningHow does one make manifest what cannot otherwise be seen? In Kindergarten we are looking out of our new glass windows to see the world. In our study of the world, we find reoccurring themes, reoccurring types of people/characters and this knowledge better prepares us in dealings with others. If we turn the lens inward, we will be looking to better understand ourselves and others through the use of Carl Jung's archetypes, mandellas, a mini portrait inquiry, and so much more... As we learn more about what makes us unique, we can better appreciate our differences and celebrate our many special gifts. So now on closer look, “Do You See What I See?”

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Through the Glass

Glendale School: inquiry Based LearningGlass is everywhere and used for many different purposes. How can this one material be used for so many different things? How does man manipulate this material to fit with all these different purposes? The Grade 2’s will take a closer, in depth look at a material we look through every day. How does glass affect the way we physically see the world around us?

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How Does Art Tell a Story?

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningOur inquiry, ‘How does art tell a story?’, encompasses many areas of the Grade Three curriculum. By looking at the lives of artists, such as Emily Carr, Leonardo da Vinci, and Vincent van Gogh, and studying the elements of Art composition, we are not only focussing on the Fine Art strands of the curriculum but also developing language skills and global awareness. The students discovered that research suggests that the average person only looks at a piece of art for less than thirty seconds. Understanding that our fast-paced society leads to only viewing things superficially, the students wanted to take the time and learn how to “slow down.”

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Glendale Music Program

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningMusic is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques and concepts important for students who wish to continue their musical education in Jr. High. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2006-2007 School Year

Glentopia - A New World Order

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningImagine! Thirty-three new land masses have emerged from under the depths of our existing oceans. Through the minds of children we discover the true significance of Utopia and what it means to achieve perfection. Step inside and take a ride to “Glentopia” - a New World Order. The following is a continuation of the grade 6 “Remembering Our Future” inquiry.

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Glendale Music Program

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningIn the Glendale music program students are learning about and experiencing various aspects of music. Students are playing many different instruments, singing songs, and are enjoying many musical elements. Check out this website to see some of the things we are working on!

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FinS 2007

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningFish in Schools has returned to Glendale for another year. We are currently raising 104 active and healthy little rainbow trout. Ideas are flowing in our grade three classrooms. We're really rock-in' with good work and egging our little fishies on.

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Number Devil

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LeariningThe grade 4 students are exploring the adventurous world of numbers with Robert, the main character in Hans Magnus Enzensberger's book The Number Devil.

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Stop and Smell the Roses

glendale School Inquiry Based LearningToo often we rush through our lives, seeing but not truly taking the time observe closely. What is beneath our feet? What world of mystery awaits us when we pay attention to the things that are so common and usual? With a magnifying glass, a surprise appears around every corner and under every rock. Come with us on an exploration of the normal and the usual... or so you thought!

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Calgary Reaches 1,000,000

Glendale Schooll Inquiry Based LearningWhat happens when a city that was designed for 250,000 people has to support a population explosion? How are lives affected when Calgary reaches and passes 1,000,000 people? Traffic jams, emergency wait-times, sewer and water concerns, recreation facility usage and a shortage of service employees all change the quality of our lives. What about those who have always found it difficult to find support in our city? How has the increase in population changed their lives? What can we do about it?

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Old World / New World

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningWhen you move to a new place, you need to decide what you are going to take with you and what you are going to leave behind. This refers to both physical items as well as traditions. These queries are guiding the Grade 2’s studies throughout the year as we focus on the different Canadian communities. In order to have a deeper understanding of our present communities, we felt it necessary to look at the past. This led us to the study of the Renaissance Era.

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What do we treasure?

Glendale Schooll Inquiry Based LearningFrom pirates to waste, from superficial to something of value, we have come a long way in realizing that what we treasure is something that we hold close to our hearts and we cannot live without. We have also recognized that all treasures have a story and it is this story that keeps history alive.

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Remembering our Future

Glendale School Inquiry Based Learning"Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it."
--George Santayana

We are interested in looking at Utopia, can it be achieved and if we could, would we want to create Utopia? We're looking at the civilizations from Ancient Greece to modern day cities to answer our questions.

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Alice in Wonderland

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningThe grade one students are exploring literature, storytelling, mathematics, artwork, and robotics through the story of Alice in Wonderland.

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The Power of Place

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningHave you ever wondered how your environment affects how you relate to the other living beings around you? By looking at endangered animals in four distinct countries, the Grade Threes have begun inquiring about The Power of Place and how animals and humans lives are interconnected through their shared environments.

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2005-2006 School Year

The Allegory of the Cave: How We Change as Our Experiences Change

Glendale School: Inquiiry Based LearningWhat do caves, shadows, robots and rainbows have to do with Grade 1? This year, EVERYTHING! Click here to see what we've been up to in Grade 1 in 2007/08!

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Beyond the Shadows: The Allegory of the Cave

 

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningOur inquiry into what lies beyond the shadows has engaged and encouraged the Grade 5 students to look past the appearances and shadows of what we perceive and to strive to understand the multiplicity of things.

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Earth In Balance

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningLook around... Do you notice how many people are recycling? Do you see people turning off lights? Do you see anyone conserving water? These simple decisions can change our ecological footprint. Is it enough? What more must we do? Grade four students are learning about and taking action to reduce the largest ecological footprint in Canada - Calgary's.

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What is Time?

Glendale School: inquiry Based LearningUnbeknownst to where this question would lead them, the grade 6 students asked their teachers, ‘What is Time?’ From the literal to the phenomenological, this inquiry continues to unfold.

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Do You See What I See?

Glendale School: inquiry Based LearningHow does one make manifest what cannot otherwise be seen? In Kindergarten we are looking out of our new glass windows to see the world. In our study of the world, we find reoccurring themes, reoccurring types of people/characters and this knowledge better prepares us in dealings with others. If we turn the lens inward, we will be looking to better understand ourselves and others through the use of Carl Jung's archetypes, mandellas, a mini portrait inquiry, and so much more... As we learn more about what makes us unique, we can better appreciate our differences and celebrate our many special gifts. So now on closer look, “Do You See What I See?”

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Through the Glass

Glendale School: inquiry Based LearningGlass is everywhere and used for many different purposes. How can this one material be used for so many different things? How does man manipulate this material to fit with all these different purposes? The Grade 2’s will take a closer, in depth look at a material we look through every day. How does glass affect the way we physically see the world around us?

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How Does Art Tell a Story?

Glendale School: Inquiry Based LearningOur inquiry, ‘How does art tell a story?’, encompasses many areas of the Grade Three curriculum. By looking at the lives of artists, such as Emily Carr, Leonardo da Vinci, and Vincent van Gogh, and studying the elements of Art composition, we are not only focussing on the Fine Art strands of the curriculum but also developing language skills and global awareness. The students discovered that research suggests that the average person only looks at a piece of art for less than thirty seconds. Understanding that our fast-paced society leads to only viewing things superficially, the students wanted to take the time and learn how to “slow down.”

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Glendale Music Program

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningMusic is such an important part every child's experience at Glendale School. Students sing, move, dance and play instruments to learn about the joy of making music in a supportive community and about the techniques and concepts important for students who wish to continue their musical education in Jr. High. The music program reaches out to support the inquiry in the school.

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2004-2005 School Year

What Mark Do We Leave?

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningGlendale SchoolThe Grade 4 students presented What Mark Do We Leave via video conference at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

The grade 3 and 4 students have been looking at the marks that we leave both on the earth and on each other. The grade 3's are exploring pollution of rivers here and in the countries of Peru, Tunisia, The Ukraine and India. The grade 3 and 4's together are looking at ways to help make change here and globally. We are studying Human Rights Issues such as child labour, poverty and overall quality of life.

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What's In a Name?

Glendale SchoolWe started the school year off involved in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up. We were assigned to Griffith Woods. Students wondered if there was a Mr. Griffith? Who was he and why did he have a park named after him? Knowing that students needed to know the geography of this great province (the grade 4’s) and country (the grade 5’s) we thought – aha, we’ll ask them “What’s In A Name?”

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TD Canada Trust Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Glendale SchoolGlendale School went to Griffith Woods in September 2005 to help refresh a local ecological space which had been impacted by the spring floods. There were many activities that children were involved in during that day. By picking up one piece of litter, one class suddenly discovered they were part of an international GPS game!

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Dualities in Nature

Glendale SchoolThroughout history, our knowledge of the world seems to always sit inside the concept of "2". The Grade 2's have been exploring the dualities of me and you, chaos and serenity, truth and imagination, past and future, home and away and the consequences from our good and bad choices. Environmental literacy and the power of story has been a major focus in our work. Join us in our year long exploration!

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FinS 2006

Glendale SchoolThe Grade 3 students have once again taken the position of foster parents of 100 rainbow trout. During our study of lifecycles we will raise these trout from eyed egg stage to alevin to fingerlings.

 

Against the Stars

Glendale SchoolAt the beginning of the school year the grade 6 students, along with the rest of Glendale School, participated in the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up. Shortly after, Hurricane Katrina roared into existence having huge impact on the environment. Our students were so concerned about the impact of natural disasters that this developed into our inquiry: Against the Stars which originates from Latin: dis- (to move away from) + astro (star, from astrum).

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Graffiti: Art or Crime?

Glendale SchoolThe grade 6 students were asked to pilot a web site on Responsible Citizenship Through Safety Education, focusing on graffiti. What better way to study levels of government, particularly local government? We spent several months looking at the many viewpoints around the topic of graffiti. Is it an art? Is it a crime? Or is the truth somewhere in between?

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Flower Power

Glendale SchoolJust as plants express themselves with flowers, so do people express themselves through art. The Kindergarten students have tackled the large questions including what is the relationship between people and plants, why is art a part of human existence and how are plants made known to us through the arts? Join us on our journey of discovery regarding this topic as we acquire knowledge on this subject.

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Perspective: Zoom In!

Glendale SchoolGrade One students have begun an inquiry centering on PERSPECTIVE. Using the art of photography and exploring what can be captured through a lens, we are comparing what we see with what others see and pondering why people look at the world around them differently. Coming soon...

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Water: The Source of Life

Glendale SchoolOur water study began with a visit to the Glenbow Museum. We were fascinated that there was a link with what is happening upstream with what happens downstream. Many questions developed about the many aspects of the Bow River. The study involved researching topics of interest, exploring artwork that tied in light and shadow, plants, and water, as well as constructing robots that could work around the Bow River. We learned many interesting facts through our study.

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The Eighth Wonder

Glendale SchoolWho would have thought that the interests, and information shared from our pen pals in Dubai would lead to such an exploration in a Calgary classroom? Our class has been pen pals with a group of students at the Dubai American Academy since September 2004. It has been through this correspondence that we have all become quite intrigued with the current water developments in Dubai, namely The Palm Islands, The World Islands, The Burj, and the Hydropolis Hotel.

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Selected Older Projects

Frankenstein

Glendale SchoolA story comes to life in more ways than one. The grade 4/5 and 5/6 classes began their journey by reading the story of Frankenstein. Soon, conversation was flying – Do scientists have moral obligations? Who controls scientific knowledge? Is making a human okay? Just because we can, does it mean we should?

Students soon began an anatomy investigation, holding debates around current moral issues, and decided to make a movie. “Everything in moderation Frankenstein. Nothing in moderation Clerval.”

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Learning Art Through a Study of the Masters

Glendale SchoolAt Glendale we include art as a part of our every-day inquiry work. For example, when the grade six students were studying trees and forests, we looked at how the Group of Seven masters painted the forests of Western Canada.

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Hobbit

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningIn the spring of 2002, a class of spirited ten-year-olds informed their teachers they wanted to make a movie of Tolkien’s classic tale of Hobbit Bilbo Baggins. Shot in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, as well as on Calgary community and school locations, the story closely follows the unexpected adventure of Bilbo and parallels the journey of discovery the students made through the making of the film. This site chronicles their journey and invites you to think about the power of inquiry to change the world.

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Robotics

Glendale School Inquiry Based LearningRobotics education offers a rich opportunity for students to engage in problem solving and cooperative learning. Although robotics is not mandated by the curriculum it integrates many specific learning expectations and objectives, especially in the areas of math, science and technology. Working with robotics materials, students have the opportunity to develop authentic experiences with pre-engineering concepts and a meaningful understanding of how technology works.

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