December 18

#KindnessCounts and a Christmas Video

This week we in the LC we found a great new use for an old trophy. We are celebrating kindness and recognizing students who do something kind for others. Kindness Counts recipients will be celebrated on the @VanierLC twitter account.

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Here’s a fun holiday video featuring book characters from Amulet, Wimpy Kid, Pete the Cat and Geronimo Stilton (and Ms. Crosland too).

Happy Holidays from the gang in the Vanier Learning Commons from Anna Crosland on Vimeo.

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November 23

Many Languages, One Voice / Keynote App

Students in the Learning Commons have been learning how to use Keynote App to share their learning about The Body and Extreme Weather. Division 7 and 8 have been blogging their presentations.



Some classes have been learning about postage stamps. We are learning how to identify country of origin and explore ways to categorize and organize our collections. Some classes have been given mini albums and starter sets of stamps. Sets will also be available for students who choose to attend a lunch time club. Meeting dates yet to be decided.

We are lucky to have so many students from around the world at Georges Vanier. We decided to celebrate that with a video based on the book “Whoever You Are” by Mem Fox. Many thanks to all of the students who participated.


Many Languages, One Voice from Anna Crosland on Vimeo.


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