Elmdale SchoolGr. K-4

Learning for Elmdale Educators

To provide a safe and caring learning environment, fostering positive relationships serving students, families, and community.

Elmdale School
160 Elmdale St.,
Steinbach, Manitoba R5G 0P3
Website: elmdale.hsd.ca

Melissa Fry

Learning Coach

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Coding Opportunities for All Students

WISE Kid-Netic Energy, is an outreach group that provides curriculum based workshops led by University of Manitoba students. WISE advocates for minorities and others who may not be equally represented in the fields of science and engineering. Recently, students at Elmdale School welcomed WISE presenters, Bea, Sophia, and Spencer. These enthusiastic instructors engaged students from…

Jan 27, 2020 · Melissa Fry

Using Digital Tools to Support Citizenship

As educators, we search for opportunities to inspire students towards positive character and active citizenship in our schools and local communities. At Elmdale School, digital tools have been used to support students as they develop the character and citizenship necessary to become leaders. An authentic and age-appropriate problem was presented to Mrs. Murphy’s grade two…

Jan 13, 2020 · Melissa Fry

Counting Collections: Developing Mathematical Understanding

Making mathematics instruction engaging, purposeful, and differentiated are some of our goals, as teachers.  We also keep those goals in mind as we consider students’ needs, curriculum, and assessment. In what ways can manipulatives be purposefully used in order to differentiate learning? How might we encourage communication of mathematical thinking as a means of assessment?…

Nov 27, 2019 · Melissa Fry

Reading in the Park-Literacy and Relationship Building

Healthy partnerships between schools and families are a strong predictor of student success. How can schools best initiate that partnership? How is that partnership sustained over school breaks? How can we access our positive family relationships in order to support our students’ literacy journey? Elmdale School students were supported through the summer break in an…

Nov 1, 2019 · Melissa Fry