Last week in Room 1, we had visitors from Iida, Nagano in Japan. The students of Room 1 welcomed them with Waiata, introducing themselves in Japanese and in teaching them the Maori way to introduce themselves Following this, our Japanese visitors sought to teach Room 1 some Origami and some Japanese games. Then we finished […]Read More Visitors from Japan
In Room 1 this week we had Kathy here to talk about Resource Sustainability. She talked to them about the great corporate model for extraction of resources through production, distribution and consumption of resources, and to the disposal of resources. This highlighted to our students how much their choice of goods and services can impact […]Read More Zero Waste
Today in Room 1, the leftovers (the Ruru sindicate students who didn’t go to Hockey Fun Day) explored the use of inferencing skills and how they can help us to build understanding. The students were presented with a case and clues and use their critical thinking skills to present their findings.Read More The mysterious case of the missing bodies
Session 1. Room 1 and 2 have teamed up to support Room 11 and 12 and role model the Stanley Ave Learner dimensions. This week they focussed on getting to know their little buddies and read some really cool books with them.Read More Tuakana/Teina
Kia Ora Whanau Room 1 has been working hard this week on their “life hacks” problem. This has resulted in enjoyment, some frustration and some creativity. Overall, some really great learning this week in room 1. Feel free to ask the students of Room 1 about the learning they are doing in this project. They […]Read More Life hacks problem
Room 1 and 2 worked together to complete a swimming challenge. The idea was for them to work in teams to get two students from one end of the pool to the other without them going under. The catch was that none of them were allowed to touch the ground or sides. Here is how […]Read More The swimming challenge
Dear students. Today, a pair of unique socks were left behind and they were quite upset. They are missing their owner. If any of you know who is responsible for them, please support them in finding some time to collect them. Matua.Read More Missing owner!