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Why daVinci Kids?

It’s a new year and that means a new batch of students have arrived at the Enrichment Centre to start their 4 year enrichment program. Each of these students went through testing by the HWDSB and has been identified using…

Dealing with Adversity as a Journalist

During our second session in our Grade 6 Journalism program we addressed the big idea, What role does Journalism play in Adversity? Additionally, we discussed: How does Adversity impact attitude? Action? And Beliefs?        Are there positive Outcomes of Adversity? We…

Meeting our new daVinci kids!

During the last few weeks we have had the privilege of meeting and greeting our new grade 5 Enrichment students, our 2016/2017 daVinci Kids. Last year, in grade 4, these students were identified by the Board as being Intellectually Gifted.…

2016 is the YEAR of the PULSE

This year is the year of the PULSE! The United Nations has declared it the year of the pulse to help raise awareness for sustainable food production aimed towards food security and nutrition. Before reading about PULSES I only knew…

Grade 5 Fractal Lesson

    We have had an absolute blast this week exploring patterns in nature and fractal images with our Grade 5 students! We showed off our new knowledge at lunch creating fractal images on our plates. Watch out Master Chef…

Pottery Workshop at the Centre

We are excited to be offering our first POTTERY WORKSHOP at the Enrichment & Innovation Centre during our Open Classroom on March 9th. This session will be ran by a certified pottery instructor from 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm. Due…

daVinci Inventors

During our last grade 5 session we focused on da Vinci as an Inventor. It was wonderful to see all our little Engineers drawing on their imagination, creativity, mathematical skills, and knowledge of world issues in order to ponder, question…