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The Legend of Mauao – Year 4/5

LEARNING INTENTIONS : Our Learning Target: To retell the story of Mauao in our own words using the features of a narrative. To use original and descriptive language to describe the setting, characters, problem and solution to capture the interest … Continue reading

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5 + a Day – Year 1/2 (Room 9)

Room 9 chose to celebrate the end of a fabulous Healthy Eating Unit in term 2 and revisit their learning by creating a Music Video to enter into the MADE Awards. Dole NZ granted them permission to use their sound … Continue reading

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Jungle Glasses – Year 4/5 (Whanau 15)

In Whanau 15 a technology based challenge was set that the whole class took part in over a period of a couple of days. Products from the challenge were then assessed by teacher and learners and some of which were … Continue reading

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The Gruffalo – Retold by Room 7 (Year 1/2)

Several teachers chose to use the MADE awards as an extrinsic drive to motivate themselves and their learners – there’s nothing better than “Purpose, Outcome and Audience” Amanda’s class focused on lifting oral language levels and chose to use the app … Continue reading

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Room 13 get clicking!

With a purpose of infusing and building on the learners new skills and experiences with their recent dabble into photography, teacher Dave Morton decided to ‘get them clicking’. Dave chose to use the website iPiccy You can view his teaching … Continue reading

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Middle School Photography

In term one Paula had the opportunity to be included in the Middle Team’s two day trips – one to Papamoa beach and the other to the Mount Beach (these trips were curriculum linked to their Environment Investigations). Paula facilitated … Continue reading

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