Month: March 2018

Cross-Curricular Learning at Pythagoras Academy

Found in 2013, Pythagoras Academy has introduced cross-curricular education since inception. The school is promoting ” Classical Education for the Modern Mind”. The so-called classical education is to allow students to acquire knowledge with no distinct boundary for each subject. This is the concept of the classical Renaissance education. We emphasize the connections between language …

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The Velveteen Rabbit

For a pre-spring break treat, kindergarten and grade one students went to see ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’ at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. The play teaches students about the importance of imagination, friendship, and gratitude. We all had a fantastic time and the students left inspired to re-enact the story with their own toys!

Magical Melody Train Ride

Junior Kindergarten Field Trip   Before spring break, Junior Kindergarten children had the chance to visit the Vancouver Civic Center and listen to a performance by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Magical Melody Train Ride! Children had the opportunity to listen and move their bodies to the music of Dvorak’s New World, featuring different instruments such …

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Seesaw Digital Portfolios

On March 1, Pythagoras Academy is launching Seesaw digital portfolios across the elementary school, kindergarten to grade 7, to parents. Later this school year, Seesaw will be open to junior kindergarten families as well. Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio. Teachers can empower students to create, reflect, share, and collaborate. Students “show what they know” …

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