First B.A.S.E. Newspaper of the Year

From students harvesting the spoils of their gardens, to learning about animals, media literacy and human rights, this Winter 2018 issue of the Touching B.A.S.E. on Daycare Matters newspaper has it all! Check out the pages of photos of Green Club harvest parties, a Heritage Day banquet, a Play it Fair! pedagogical day and more! Don’t…

Touching B.A.S.E. Newspaper Spring 2017

    Hot off the presses! The Touching B.A.S.E. on Daycare Matters Spring 2017 edition of the newspaper is ready! Find out how B.A.S.E. Daycare students have been moving, creating, cooking and learning all in 12 pages of beautiful colour! **Please note, to play the videos within the newspaper pdf you must download it first!**

Cedarcrest: Learning Screen Smarts

B.A.S.E. Daycare students at Cedarcrest learning about screen smarts put together their own Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for fellow students. After figuring out how much time they spend in front of screens and learning about the effect screens can have on their lives they put their knowledge to use! Students chose a fact from this Screen Smart…

Nesbitt: Kuleshov effect

Today in the filmmaking club Ms. Jacky taught us about the Kuleshov effect. This helped us understand the power of editing and how putting images together can create different meanings. Alexis, Grade 5, gave us a blank expression and we filmed different scenarios to see how we “filled in the blanks.” Here is the video of…

Filmmaking Club: Thaumatrope

This week in the filmmaking clubs at Bancroft, Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Nesbitt Daycares, students learned about Persistence of Vision, the phenomenon that makes images appear to be moving. To test it out they made one of the first moving image inventions, a Thaumatrope, where two pictures they drew blended together as one.

Nesbitt: Filmmaking Club Fun!

Nesbitt Daycare Filmmaking Club In the filmmaking club today we learned about stories. We picked the photos we liked best from a pile and told a story with a beginning, middle and end. Ms. Jacky asked us to try including a likeable character, a challenge and a reward at end. We learned that sometimes those…