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The W.I.N.D. Story Project - Thank You! (Here's What's Next)

Thank you to everyone who helped to keep The W.I.N.D. Story Project in the Top 10 of the Small Project Prize Group. Voting closed about an hour ago and it appears we ended up as #7 out of over 100 entries, which is fantastic, and a little amazing, given that none of you is going […]

The WIND Project Trading Cards

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One part of the WIND Story Project that evolved, because it was too good to pass up, was an initiative to fuel communication between the 13 classes across the country. School/Province “Trading Cards” were produced which they […]

Lennoxville Elementary Students Reflect on The WIND Story Project

Great article in The Sherbrooke Record today profiling the Quebec Christmas Wind class at Lennoxville Elementary in Sherbrooke, QC. Listen to a CBC interview with this class by clicking the middle image below.

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CBC Interview with Christmas Wind Class in Lennoxville, QC

Listen to this lovely CBC interview with the Christmas Wind Class in Quebec, led by Grade 2 teacher, Jennifer Luce:
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The Newfoundland Christmas Wind Literacy Fair

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The Christmas Wind class from Centreville Academy (Centreville-Wareham, NL), led by librarian Veronica Rogers, held a Christmas Wind Literacy Fair for parents, the mayor and town council members. Veronica has been an amazing ally in terms of bringing this project to life with the […]

The AMAZING Pen Pal Photo-Journal from Campobello Island Consolidated School

Testament to Canada’s diversity, there are beautiful differences in student illustrations from coast to coast, but also a compelling emotional unity. Ultimately, each student was able to own the words of the story in their own way, and then to share their interpretation visually through what they drew.
Stories beget stories. Ignited by the imaginary plight […]

CBC News (Nfld & Labrador) - Kids Interpret Book Into Drawings

I want to convey to you how powerful this program has been for those involved. One teacher reflected that, “So much of the fun stuff I used to do – themes and special projects – are gone now to make way for progress monitoring, prompt writing for moderated marking, data collection, triangulation. In a year when […]

A Visit to the Christmas Wind Class at Pinecrest P.S. in Timmins, Ontario

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The Grade 3 class at Pinecrest Public School in Timmins, Ontario participated in The Christmas Wind Story Project this spring. I had the opportunity to present to many of the K-4 students at Pinecrest on April 13, and had lots of […]

A Visit to the Christmas Wind Classes at Bertha Shaw P.S. in South Porcupine, Ontario

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Every single class at Bertha Shaw Public School in South Porcupine, Ontario participated in The Christmas Wind Story Project this spring. I had the opportunity to present to many of the students on April 12, and then we held a special WIND […]

From CBC Yukon - Art: Teaching kids and linking a nation

April 5/16 – Leonard Linklater of CBC Radio One Whitehorse interviewed Grade 3 teacher Barb Reid and her students who have been participating in The Christmas Wind Story Project at Grey Mountain Primary School in Whitehorse, Yukon

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