Students at Ecole Isabella Dicken Elementary School worked hard to take things destined for the trash or recycling and make them into something new again.
Author: Janelle Park
Fernie students spent a couple weeks delving into information about renewable and non-renewable energy sources. They learned about hydroelectric, coal, oil, geothermal, nuclear, wind and solar energy. They all arrived prepared for fight, but a respectful one filled with well-researched information. Was there a clear winner? We might like to say they are all the … Continued
Students at Ecole Isabella Dicken Elementary School, like many schools in the area, were faced with challenges around having visitors and outside educators in their classrooms. Through using Zoom, we were able to run some of our sessions online. Students showed their Lifecycle presentations via Zoom and were able to use technology to continue our … Continued
Anne Bock’s class from Jaffray Elementary/ Jr. Secondary School had the chance to make something new from recycling bin materials just before spring break. The Multi-Purpose room was alive with activity the afternoon the students worked hard to make paper. We had five stations that students rotated through including sorting and shredding, blending, pouring … Continued
Anne Bock’s Grade 5/6’s came ready to debate this spring. Students researched different types of energy production and looked at the benefits and drawbacks of each type. Students worked hard to prepare their debates and showed up prepared and respectful. When asked at the end of the debate is there a clear winner, one students … Continued
Grade 5/6 Jaffray students enjoyed learning together what really belongs in the garbage bin and how much in their bin should be somewhere else. With the help of the “Garbologist” students sorted their waste bin. Open discussion lead to many questions about waste in our world. It is going to be a year full of … Continued