This week, the Grade 11 English class visited the Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library to hear author Stephen Galloway speak about his novel, The Cellist of Sarajevo, which students are currently studying. Students were then given the opportunity to ask questions and get their books signed.
Recently, the grade 11 physics class collectively volunteered their enthusiasm to facilitate an annual series of engaging activities with middle school students for the annual Toronto Space Day. Senior students had an opportunity to teach younger space enthusiasts about the limitless potential of space.
This week, grade 11 Biology students learned about the thought process behind Darwin’s natural selection theory and the evolution theories that preceded it by watching videos and animations and engaging in group discussions. The investigation will end with a trip to the Toronto Zoo!
After a month of analyzing TED Talks, grade 11 English students are reflecting on what they had learned with a personal response. Students have participated in writing workshops, peer reviewed, and are now polishing up their pieces on a diverse range of intriguing topics.