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 …

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 …

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 …

November 05, 2021
Through the Classroom Window: Grade 3 Trip to the Evergreen Brick Works

“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, we hear from Grade 3 teacher Hillel Kurlandsky and Mika Gang about the recent Grade 3 field trip to the Evergreen Brick Works as …

February 05, 2020
Grade 3 Paper Making Workshop

Last week, the Grade 3 students enjoyed a visit from Orna Shazar, a fibre artist, who ran a workshop about paper making. We explored how paper making is inspired by nature and had an opportunity to look at an old wasps nest. Students learned how different materials can be used to make paper and they …