February 25, 2015 by Julian Weekes · No Comments · Guest speakers + visitors, How we express ourselves (Exhibition)
February 23, 2015 by Julian Weekes · 2 Comments · Art, How we express ourselves (Exhibition)
It was wonderful to have Shoichi Sakurai and his wife Colleen with Grade 5 today for 2+ hours. Please talk to your child about them. You can visit their website HERE
Tags: Shoichi Sakuarai
February 20, 2015 by Julian Weekes · 15 Comments · Art, How we express ourselves (Exhibition)
Tadao Ando said that “the Japanese view of life embraced a simple aesthetic that grew stronger as inessentials were eliminated and trimmed away.”
What do you think now that we have looked at the ‘What is Wabi-Sabi’ article in class? Please comment below:
February 20, 2015 by Julian Weekes · No Comments · Art, How we express ourselves (Exhibition)
February 9, 2015 by Julian Weekes · No Comments · General interest, Parent Information
Yamate Art Exhibition
A number of YIS’s elementary art students will have their artwork exhibited in the annual Yamate Art Show from February 14-23 at Bluff No. 115-3, The British House across the street from Y.I.S. (横浜市中区山手町115-3) from 9:30-17:00 daily & 9:30-12:00 on Feb 23.
This art show is part of the Yokohama Yamate Art Festival and includes the artwork of students from several local schools exhibited in different foreign residences in the Yamate area.
Please come visit the Y.I.S. student art gallery at The British House and see the energy, efforts, and two- & three-dimensional creativity of our Kindergarten through Grade 5 artists!
February 4, 2015 by Julian Weekes · 14 Comments · How we express ourselves (Exhibition)
In the comments section below (log in first) – please:
1. Write your definition of what beauty is.
2. How does ‘aesthetics’ link to beauty?
Do some research on the internet, think about it and write your answer IN YOUR OWN WORDS in the comment section.
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
February 2, 2015 by Julian Weekes · 2 Comments · How we express ourselves (Exhibition)
January 12, 2015 by Julian Weekes · 16 Comments · Language, Maths
Great to be back at school with everyone. 2015 is going to be super exciting. Here are some questions for you to answer from this morning.
1. Explain (in your own words) what ‘probability’ means.
2. What is an ‘outcome?’
3. How many possible outcomes are there if you toss one coin one time?
4. How many possible outcomes are there if you toss 2 coins twice?
5. In planning to write a story, what do you think are the important things to think about? (Hint – there are at least 5 or 6 things you should talk about!