Tag: humanities

Should We Lower the Voting Age in Canada?

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'Students of a young age have informed opinions and can make choices that are important to them'

Grade 6 Students Pitch Proposals to Redesign SMUS

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A cross-curricular project sees Middle School students redesigning their school with an eye on sustainability

The Next Generation of City Planners

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This article originally appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of School Ties. by Kyle Slavin If you were given the challenge of redesigning an important urban space,...

Grade 6 Students Look to Solve Issues of Urbanization

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As part of their City 2020 final project, Grade 6 Humanities students were presented with a driving question: “As urban planners, how can we...

Grade 7 Students Perform Shakespeare in the Park

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The 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death was an appropriate backdrop for the Humanities 7 students to bring the magic of The Bard's words...
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Going Around the World with Grade 6 Humanities Students

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Grade 6 students took classmates and parents on a trip Around the World in 80 Minutes this week. The annual Humanities project sees students working...

Project-Based Learning: Grade 8 Students Turn Injustice into Service

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Hard-working Grade 8 students had a financial incentive to do their best this week, as they became legitimate human rights advocates in an attempt to...
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Project Based Learning: How has Immigration Shaped Canada?

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by Tanya Lee, Middle School teacher On October 6th, the Grade 6 classes took part in a panel discussion as part of their Humanities classes....
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Grade 6 Classes Take a Trip Around the World

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Each year, Grade 6 Humanities culminates with a year-end project called Around the World in 80 Minutes. In groups of four or five, students...
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Exploring the Renaissance

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Grade 8 students recently completed their projects on the Renaissance, which they presented to each other this week as a way to share in...

Humanities 7: Connecting Skills for Enriched Learning

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by Min MacLean, teacher This year, the Middle School has a new course: Humanities 7. An amalgamation of English and Social Studies, Humanities 7 covers...

Storytelling

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Grade 6 Humanities students have been working on developing their skills as creative writers. Through the writing process, students brainstorm ideas, organize their storylines,...
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Around the World in 80 Minutes

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by Jasper Johnston, Grade 8 student Last Thursday, all Grade 6 students took part in an evening event showcasing their work this year. "Around the...
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Humanities Education & Leadership Program held at Stanford University

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Welcome to HEAL SU, an educational mission seeking to encourage humanities discourse and liberal arts education across disciplines. The goal: to help future leaders solve...
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Demi-Gods and Goddesses Descend on SMUS

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by Elise, Grade 7 Learning about Ancient Greece doesn’t have to be boring. Before Spring Break, the Grade 7 students were given the creative assignment...

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