As an international learning community, we believe that EAL (English as an Additional Language) support is one of the features to ensure an inclusive environment for students from different backgrounds. How is Canadian Academy supporting our EAL students?
The diversity of the Elementary School community helps the children grow to be open-minded and capable collaborators and learners.
Learn to see diversity in thinking, language, and culture as rich opportunities to grow as confident and skillful global citizens.
- Learn to listen actively and use the language of appreciation and inclusion of others, equipping them with skills to find solutions in increasingly complex situations.
- Learn and operate through multiple languages and develop a deep understanding of different cultures.
Our Academic Program
The academic program at the Elementary School is modern, progressive, and rigorous - the Primary Years Program (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB). The IB PYP organizes curriculum content by creating holistic and exciting units of learning where traditional disciplines and all sciences meet.
Our small, well-resourced classrooms allow for our teachers to get to know their students well. With English as an Additional Language teachers as well as Learning Support specialists working alongside all children in the classroom, our students are well supported to meet their goals and learning outcomes.
Canadian Academy is fortunate to have wonderful resources-- including several Maker Spaces and Design Labs-- that help our students understand that the use of technology is authentic and purposeful.
Over the unit of study, our third graders will begin to understand how we learn and how our brain changes and develops while learning.
Our teachers are friendly, kind, and care for every student. They will take time to listen to us and are always willing to help - whether it's about school works or anything else.
Grade 3 Student