Blogging and Learning Using Web 2.0
Technology and social media are everywhere. Children are connecting around the world at a young age, but are they doing this in an appropriate way? Educators around the world as well as here in Parklandare using social media as a way of connecting, collaborating, and creating projects that are relevant tostudents, while preparing them to be responsible and ethical digital citizens.In this presentation, George Couros, Principal of Forest Green School/CFL, with Lesley Cameron andCorre Mahan, will show how technology is evolving in schools to create enhanced learning environ-ments. Through the use of social media, George will show how technology creates learning opportuni-ties at both home and abroad and demonstrate how parents can take part in their child's education.This presentation will be held at Forest Green School on Tuesday, March 1, at 7pm. Come check it out!
We are bringing the RAINBOWS™ program to Forest Green
through Alberta Parenting for the Future. The program wascreated to provide children with an opportunity for healing af-ter a painful loss (of divorce, death and other familychanges...). The children are taught skills that will enablethem to cope with painful life changes and everyday issues ina positive manner. If you think your child would bene-fit from such a program please contact Mrs. Kari at780-963-7366.
Grade 6 News
Grade six student will be heading toCamp YoWoChAs, February 7
.We will take part in a variety of outdoor skills and team building activities.
D.A.R.E graduation will take place onFeb.22
for our grade six studentswho successfully complete the pro-gram.
The Scholastic Book Fair is scheduled for February 15th, 16th and 17th.The fair will be open from 9 to 3:30 on these days.Scholastic credits our library with a large percentage from the cost of thebooks at the sale. This is an excellent opportunity to add new titles to ourcollection.To help support the classroom libraries, a portion of the profit from thebook fair will be available for each classroom teacher to select some booksfor their room.The busiest times are first recess and lunch recess.If anyone would be available to help during the fair, please call Mrs.Shmyr @780-963-7366.