École Sir Adam Beck JS Student Site

544 Horner Avenue, Toronto, ON Canada M8W 2C2   416-394-7670

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. - C. S. Lewis

Latest Blog Updates

04 April 2018
Learning Commons
Spring has definitely not sprung, or at least not yet! As eager as we are for balmy weather students are busily engaged in learning right across the curriculum. The weather has had little impact on their resolve to learn, learn, and learn some more!C...
23 February 2018
Mme El Boury's FI Kindergarten Class
Have you ever wanted to play with circuits in kindergarten? Well, in Mme El Boury's class you can! Students are currently studying how to conduct, and insulate electricity and have fun doing it! Squishy Circuits - What are they?Squishy Circuits ...
22 February 2018
Learning Commons
The Sir Adam Beck Learning Commons continues to evolve into a space devoted to all literacies. We continue to emphasize the importance of reading and we are currently in the middle of our annual Silver Birch Reading program sponsored by The Ontario L...
  • Engage the World to Change the World!

  • In good new pedagogies, students have a voice. They come up with their own ideas and follow their own paths.

  • New Pedagogies for Deep Learning

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FDK Collaborative Inquiry Project

Follow us as we document our journey investigating the way students in Kindergarten respond to STEM challenges. We hope to have pictures, and a monthly blog updating you on our findings.

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Students come together to innovate, collaborate and explore topics and projects of interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics! Our STEM club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for students in grades 3-5.  Our primary STEM club will begin in January!

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Learning Commons

Sir Adam Beck's library is better described as a 'learning commons.' It's no longer simply a place to locate books or to sit and read. It's more! Our learning commons could better be described as an 'idea factory' or a place to think, innovate, create, or re-create and discover!  

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