Category Archives: Specialty Programs

Hampstead: Mason Jar Music

Hampstead scientists created beautiful melodies this week in Ms. Jodi’s science program using mason jars. They filled the jars, each with a different level of water, ranging from full to almost empty. Ms. Jodi added some food colouring to make the … Continue reading

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Budding Scientists: Air Pressure

Budding Scientists at John Caboto Academy and Hampstead discovered air pressure by creating hoop gliders, and tinfoil boats.  Hoop gliders were fabricated via strips of paper taped into the shape of hoops (one large and one small), which were fastened to either end … Continue reading

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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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