Heschel Hive Blog
June 23, 2022
Through the Classroom Window: Grade 3 Stop Animation

“Through the Classroom Window” is an opportunity for teachers to share the inspiring learning that takes place in their classrooms, giving others a glimpse into the heartbeat of the school. Today, Grade 3 teacher Mika Gang shares her students’ original stop animation film, inspired by learning on Indigenous cultures and a well-known children’s song. This …

May 20, 2022
Through the Classroom Window: Exploring Iconic Canadian Artwork at the AGO!

“Through the Classroom Window” is an opportunity for teachers to share the inspiring learning that takes place in their classrooms, giving others a glimpse into the heartbeat of the school. Today, Grade 4 teachers and students take us with them to the Art Gallery of Ontario to explore iconic Canadian artwork.

Grade 4
May 05, 2022
Through the Classroom Window: Grade 4 Novel Study

“Through the Classroom Window” is an opportunity for teachers to share the inspiring learning that takes place in their classrooms, giving others a glimpse into the heartbeat of the school. Today, Grade 4 teachers Moreh Aiden and Morah Malka tell us about how this week’s Grade 4 plays were developed.   The novel study plays …

April 08, 2022
Through the Classroom Window: Making Rich Connections, from Chumash to Chalutzim

“Through the Classroom Window” is an opportunity for teachers to share the inspiring learning that takes place in their classrooms, giving others a glimpse into the heartbeat of the school. Today, Grade 3 Judaics teacher, Orly Borovitch, shares how her students make rich connections, from Chumash to Chalutzim. In Grade 3, students learn through a …

February 09, 2022
Through the Classroom Window: Learning About Indigenous Cultures

“Through the Classroom Window” is an opportunity for teachers to share the inspiring learning that takes place in their classrooms, giving others a glimpse into the heartbeat of the school. Today, Grade 3 teacher, Mika Gang, shares how her students are learning about Indigenous cultures. Grade 3 students have been exploring the Generative Topic: Learning …

January 28, 2022
MLK/Heschel Spirit Week

This week at Heschel, we celebrated the work and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. King Jr. was an American Civil Rights leader who dedicated his life to achieving equality for people of all colours. He organized a number of peaceful protests, including the March on Washington in 1963. Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel supported King …

January 13, 2022
The Heschel Gallery: Exploring the Evolution of Hebrew Script

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Our Grade 5 artists have been …

December 09, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: Weaving an Ecosystem

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Grade 3 students have been learning …

November 19, 2021
The Heschel Gallery: Grade 3 Experiential Art

The Heschel Gallery is a Heschel Hive column that appears at the end of every rotation throughout the year. It features students’ artwork with an explanation of the project by Morah Lisa for context. This is a wonderful way to appreciate the diversity and beauty of the students’ creations! Inspired by the temporal artworks of …

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