As a provocation in our How We Organise Ourselves, 5G were asked to respond to these photographs showing the worldly possessions of families from around the world. It is interesting to read an hear their initial reactions and thoughts on what people need, how wealthy they are and if they are happy or not.
Our recent trip to IKEA was primarily to buy comfortable furniture for our new reading corner, but we also decided to document the Maths involved in a trip like this. The students in 5G were entirely responsible for every aspect of this trip, from the planning to the budgeting, to the paperwork, to the transport [...]
Dear Parents, We are once again offering International School Book Club choices for children. The International School Book Club is a great way for you and your child to choose books together. The leaflets feature a wide range of books for all tastes and abilities so there’s something to suit everyone. You’ll also notice that [...]
This week in the Elementary School is Digital Citizenship Week. This week we have been exploring the elements listed below and inquiring into “Balance, safety and behaviour” in our online lives. What is Digital Citizenship? Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers, technology leaders and parents to understand what students/children/technology users should know to [...]
On Monday February 11th 2013 Loft 1:30pm-3:00pm our Elementary Mathematics Coordinator David Goddard will be holding a classroom-style exposition for all Elementary parents together with his students from Grade 5. Come along to take part in activities that are typical of a modern, inquiry-driven Mathematics classroom. During the activities, Mr. Goddard will give an overview [...]
Here they are….freezing cold off the press! The second batch of the 5G “This I Believe” Podcasts. They are inspirational, professional, creative, thought-provoking, touching, well-written, emotional, interesting and convincing. The students have worked so hard to make these personal declarations of their core beliefs. Each has been through many edits and rewrites, each word has [...]
Date: Monday – January 21, 2013 Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Loft Michael is a specialist mathematics consultant from Melbourne, Australia. He is involved in many professional development programs in schools across Australia and Asia. Michael is an enthusiastic and entertaining presenter who has a clear and practical approach to the challenges [...]