A number of schools throughout the province kept track of the recent Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, some of them using the medal counts to learn mathematics skills or learn world geography, and others using them to inspire outdoor exploration as part of their physical education programs.
Students at Sprucewood Academy in Grand Falls-Windsor recently held a mini-Olympics throughout their school, ensuring every student was involved in their version of the games. Embracing this unique approach, the students seemingly enjoyed themselves and learned a lot. A reporter from the local newspaper, the Advertiser, recently visited and profiled the festivities.
The Advertiser (February 22, 2018) - view full story HERE.
Students from Rennie's River Elementary in St. John's also full of Olympic pride and used the event to help realize some student outcomes in areas such as Mathematics and physical education. Attached in a document below is how Rennie's River celebrated what, for many, is a pinnacle of sporting events.