While each IB programme is distinct in many ways, there are components that tie the programmes together and, thus, create a continuum of programmes and learning experiences for students as they progress from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Students across the Continuum bring in their Toonies for Terry, raise $1,771
Our librarians answer the eight questions they get asked the most.
Your phone is calling for your attention. It's taunting you, teasing you away from whatever you were doing. Was it dinner with the family? Or were you out with friends? Perhaps it was while you were on your way to school or work?
We've all seen the consequences of natural deficit disorder unfold over the past half-century: earth's health is in decline, addiction to technology is on the rise, and attention spans are dwindling... We need to reconnect with nature.
In celebration of World Teacher's Day, we asked nine faculty members across the continuum this one question: what inspired you to become a teacher?
Olivia Maddigan, '17
I believe that part of being a good leader is knowing when to "do" and when to "delegate". By nature, I am really a "doer". However, I have learned through experience that almost all of the time, delegating responsibilities leads to the best outcomes.
“Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results…" I keep this mantra in mind whenever I'm acting in a position of leadership. If something isn't working, change strategies.”
Tamara Warner, Faculty
Ms. Tamara Warner is one of the foundation builders, and for a few years now she has seen her first batches of students graduate. Hired in August 2000, Ms. Warner taught Grade 1 for seven years before moving to Kindergarten, from which she never wants to leave.
“What keeps me at Meadowridge are the personal and emotional connections. I am an emotional person, and the genuine feeling of belonging is so strong here.”
Avio Diniz, Faculty
Meadowridge students are full of joy, eager to learn, natural inquiries and have genuine care about others and our environment.
“They truly exemplify the IB Learner Profile attributes wonderfully.”
Learning to live well, with others and for others, in a just community
Our Mission is woven into our everyday actions and interactions. It acknowledges the importance of positive interactions with others and in seeking to better the community as we better ourselves.
It looks beyond gender, nationality, culture, and class. It guides staff, administration, students, and families to meet responsibilities and fulfill dreams.