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A Snow Day Means a Clips Day!

A Snow Day Means a Clips Day!

When you work and learn in a PLP classroom, a snow day does not disconnect you from your teachers and fellow learners! It just means the learning shifts to a more directly online presentation and the work can be moved truly outside our classroom! So when the North...

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PLP Prepares for Destination Imagination!

PLP Prepares for Destination Imagination!

For the fourth year in a row, PLP is proud to be starting our work for Destination Imagination in our PLP Maker classes! Destination Imagination (DI)'s website describes itself as an educational nonprofit that prepares learners for a future that is rapidly evolving....

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Why PLP Loves Destination Imagination

Why PLP Loves Destination Imagination

Destination Imagination is a global educational nonprofit dedicated to inspiring the next generation of innovators, leaders and creative problem solvers.     Their vision is to inspire and equip participants to achieve anything they can imagine in life. They...

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A Long Time Ago…PLP’s Winter Exhibition 2019

A Long Time Ago…PLP’s Winter Exhibition 2019

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, PLP learner's hosted our Winter Exhibition! On December 19, 2019, PLP learners from grades 8 through 12, transformed the learning space at Seycove to reflect their recent project work and demonstrate their understanding....

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PLP’s Hour of Code 2019

PLP’s Hour of Code 2019

The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate...

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The Footsteps of History: PLP 11 Visits Trinity

The Footsteps of History: PLP 11 Visits Trinity

One of the fundamental building blocks of PLP is our absolutely drive to take learning beyond the classroom. Often, this is best showcased in a field study. Recently, PLP 11 had the amazing opportunity to go to New Mexico for a whirlwind field study of just 6 days...

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How to Make a Video: PLP 9 Develops Video Skills

How to Make a Video: PLP 9 Develops Video Skills

One of the most fundamental skills in PLP 9 is that of video. We actually use this as our medium for the whole school year with PLP 9  as part of our overall focus across the grade level:   Many visitors to our classrooms ask how we instruct students on the...

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Why PLP Loves Things!

Why PLP Loves Things!

At the start of the 2018 school year, PLP added something new to its design: a course called Personal Growth Plan or PGP for short. This credit course, which meets outside the timetable, came about for a variety of reasons, but mostly based on the requests we heard...

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PLP Welcomed as Apple Distinguished School!

PLP Welcomed as Apple Distinguished School!

The Performance Learning Program (PLP) at Seycove Secondary has been honoured to receive official designation as an Apple Distinguished School! Applying to be an Apple Distinguished School is by invitation only and is only given for a term of three years, so when...

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Edublogs Features PLP Students

Edublogs Features PLP Students

We were excited and thrilled this week to see PLP students Kira (PLP 8), Sam (PLP 9), and Emily (PLP 10) featured as guest bloggers on the The Edublogger's site! So how did this awesome opportunity come about? This past fall, PLP students from grades 8 to 10 took part...

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Creating Our Podcast Beats!

Creating Our Podcast Beats!

   We have described before how as teachers, one of the more challenging apps to work with is GarageBand. Luckily the Everyone Can Create Music guide has been amazingly helpful in this regard. This lesson was no exception. PLP has...

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