Category Archives: Specialty Programs

Honoured to Win Human Rights Education Award

The EMSB’s B.A.S.E. Daycare Program and Spiritual Community Animation Service were honoured with the 2017 National Play it Fair! Award from Equitas, the International Centre for Human Rights Education. Every year, Equitas acknowledges the contribution a Canadian organization, school or municipality has … Continue reading

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Play it Fair! Community Action Projects

For the second year in a row, B.A.S.E. daycare students in the “Supporting Children as Leaders Through Play it Fair!” program identified an issue they would like to work on in their school community and used new leadership skills to … Continue reading

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Play it Fair! Celebrations

Approximately 200 B.A.S.E. Daycare students spent the year learning about and then applying their human rights through the “Supporting Children as Leaders Through Play it Fair!“ program. At the end of April, Gerald McShane, Michelangelo International and John Caboto Academy students … Continue reading

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Michelangelo: Budding Scientists Make Stress Balls out of Oobleck

Jodi Schwartz, B.A.S.E. Curriculum Advisor On the morning of Thursday, March 16 2017 the B.A.S.E. Daycare Budding Scientists at Michelangelo International school returned from a snow day full force to learn about the difference between liquids and solids. Oobleck, a liquid substance … Continue reading

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John Caboto Academy: Magician Mayhem Pedagogical Day Fun!

B.A.S.E. pedagogical day activities are magical…but don’t take my word for it…see for yourself!

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Parkdale: Lentil Stuffed Pitas on the Menu!

Tennis Quebec in partnership with Dairy Farmers of Canada came to Parkdale School bearing gifts of culinary delight! Cutting board, bowls, knifes and other materials were given to the school in hope of promoting healthy eating habits. Equipped with the … Continue reading

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St. Raphael: A Spicy Lesson

Hugh, Grade 3, St. Raphael Today in Cooking Club Ms. Melina brought all these veggies, herbs and spices. And something called “couscous.” The point of the lesson was to take something bland, like a grain and spice it up according … Continue reading

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