This way, that way, which way next?

Marking out a grid on the floor of the classroom never struck me as being such a powerful learning tool as it turns out it really is.The grid was 6x6... Read more about 'This way, that way, which way next?'...

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Shape Up

Part of learning about shapes involved making them. Building shapes helped children learn how to describe them using vocabulary such as corners, surfaces and edges. Read more about 'Shape Up'...

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Magenta, Red or Yellow - Colours of Learning

Flash cards - they seem like an old fashioned concept and yet are still going strong today as a study tool to master information we need to remember. Read more about 'Magenta, Red or Yellow - Colours of Learning'...

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Technology Challenge 1

This was our challenge. Our focus this term in Room 7 is participating in a variety of activities that will promote our oral language skills. Read more about 'Technology Challenge 1'...

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Epro8 Challenge 2021

An inter-school science and engineering competition, Epro8 hosts over 10,000 students from 800 schools throughout New Zealand. Read more about 'Epro8 Challenge 2021'...

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New Zealand Sign Language Week

As part of New Zealand sign language week Room 4 thought it would be a great opportunity to learn more about one of the official languages of New Zealand. Read more about 'New Zealand Sign Language Week '...

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Super star role models

The session began with a short talk about their experiences as rugby players, before moving into smaller groups where they taught us new rugby drills such as passing, catching, side... Read more about 'Super star role models'...

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Big Deal or Not a Big Deal

The Manuka reading group in Room 11 have been learning to form their own opinions from what they read. Read more about 'Big Deal or Not a Big Deal'...

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Landmarks

As a class we researched the different landmarks within Aotearoa and discussed why that particular landmark was important to the area. Read more about 'Landmarks'...

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Eye-Opening Technology Experiences

At Wairakei Primary School during the ‘Our Place’ inquiry we have been looking into the Nature of Technology strand. Read more about 'Eye-Opening Technology Experiences'...

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