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 made towards promoting the advancement of human rights education. The recipients of the award are…

John Caboto: 21st Century Storybook

Grade 1 students created a 21st century storybook in just 10 weeks in their B.A.S.E. Daycare program. Story charting, drawing, colouring, and recording their voices into the Book Creator app were just a few of the tasks they completed. The full story behind their creation is in the Touching B.A.S.E. Fall 2017 newspaper (coming soon)….

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…