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Grade 5 IPC Unit Climate Control

Grade 5 has been studying all about climate change. We are investigating the impact of climate change not only on us humans but also on plants, animals and the resources that earth provides. We have…
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Brain Break Advice from Grade 1

We are all working hard at home to learn. At school, we use Brain Breaks to help us refocus and self regulate. Brain Breaks are short, one to five minute breaks to recharge yourself or…
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Caring for your Child’s Wellbeing

Adaptability and resilience are just two of the many strengths the FIS students have shown during this challenging time. Transitioning to remote learning may have brought some of its challenges, but through their strengths, and…
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Grade 2 Industriekultur Visit

Grade 2 has been learning about inventions and how they change over time. They have eagerly done research on an invention of their choice such as computers, video games, cars, cameras, etc. In February, they…
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Grade 5 Inquiry into Climate Change

In Grade 5, our new IPC unit of Inquiry is called “Climate Control – Global Warming and Sustainability”. During this unit, we will be inquiring into climate change and the role that we play in…
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FIS Lingo: Call for Session Leaders!

Did you know that there are over 30 different home languages amongst our Elementary School students? Each day we are privileged enough to experience everything our multilingual students bring to our learning community, from prior…
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Reading at the FIS: A Parent’s Reflection

Earlier this month, I attended the reading workshop for the Early Years and Elementary School parents at the FIS. The approach and overall teaching style for encouraging the kids with their reading efforts was thoroughly…
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