Monday, March 23, 2015

Welcome back!

Tanned, rested, and ready to go!!  Well, rested and ready to go anyway.  I hope everyone had a good March Break.  The first day of Spring came on Friday, and by Saturday we had a few new centimetres of snow! Today was at least the last day for snow pants, right?

In math, we worked on our multiplication skills.  This is definitely something to work on at home, and practice makes perfect.  Flash cards are useful tools for this, allowing students to become more confident in their mental math abilities, and making problem solving easier.  Here is a fun Harry Potter based site we worked with today.
Lord Voldemath

In English, and Social Studies, we are working on a research project on Jacques Cartier.  Here are a few of the sites we looked at when doing our research: 

For parents, here is a good resource for helping to identify mental health disorders in children and youth.  One in five children under 19 experience a mental, behavioural, or emotional disorder.  Early identification can be an important factor ini treatment.
Kids Mental Health

Have a good night!