It is a PD Day today for Wheatland Elementary. We hope students are enjoying their well deserved day off. Teachers are exploring some professional development in the area of technology today with colleagues all over the GHSD. We can't wait to see what knowledge they bring back and apply in their classrooms.
Wheatland Elementary welcomed the amazing UK inventor Dominic Wilcox into our grade 3-6 classrooms last Thursday via a Virtual Speakerhead opportunity through Beakerhead. Check out Dominic's take on inventions and "normal" by visiting http://dominicwilcox.com/videos/.
A huge Wheatland Elementary School THANK YOU to Dr. Craig Scott from the Royal Tyrrell Museum, for visiting the grade 4 students as part of our Beakerhead activities last week. Dr. Craig Scott specializes in research on Palaeocene age mammals (65 to 55 million years ago) from both the Red Deer and Calgary areas, particularly the evolutionary relationships of early insectivorian mammals (a group...
BEAKERHEAD COMES TO WHEATLAND September 12-16th! Beakerhead is an organization that advances the understanding of science and engineering as part of everyday life- through art and culture. Wheatland Elementary is excited to be providing our students with this amazing opportunity to investigate STEAM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Art & Math)!
Wheatland Elementary is a Math Minds School! Math Minds is a collaborative partnership of Golden Hills School Division, the Werklund School of Education University of Calgary, JUMP Math, Suncor Energy Foundation, Calgary Catholic School District, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary. With a focus on strengthening numeracy, improving both enjoyment of and achievement in mathematics, and extens...
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