What a fun time we had at the Cup Noodle Museum.
Thank you so you mush for the offers of help and for those who could come along with us today. It made supervision much easier and allowed moments for some wonderful chats as well. Thank you especially to Sean’s mum for being my translator and to Athul’s mum for a wonderful surprise of a birthday cake and gift at the end of today. Oishi!
Check out some photos here on a slideshow (you might need to double click to start the photos)
A Wish Web
During morning meeting earlier this week we created a wish web by rolling a ball of string to each other. When the string was rolled your way you had your chance to make a wish for the day.
It was so great to hear students wishing for the well-being of the group or for the success of the Summative assessment task.
Kath Murdoch visits 5H – A teacher who teaches teachers about teaching
Kath came to 5H to model inquiry practice to the grade 5 teachers and work with the students reflect on the unit. We talked about the happenings throughout the unit and what was of value (or not) to us. The students used creative thinking to evaluate the unit’s work
Throughout the unit about energy, we learnt in many different ways… What has helped us learn about energy?
- Reading books
- Accessing websites
- Listening to the teacher
- Visible thinking routines such as I See, I Think, I Wonder
- Team experiments
- Compiling a Google Doc to record our research
- Watching videos
- Making a video
- Visiting the Cup Museum
How can we use our thinking to evaluate experiences? The students chose all sorts of methods to document their evaluation…
- Catherine developed a T-chart showing what helpful and what was not
- Elsie created a timeline rating tasks using negative or positive numbers
- Maya designed a helpful/unhelpful thermometer
- Julia did it in pictorial form
- Phebe did a cut and paste of her work in order of value with an explanation for each
- Harumi used a ‘Telling’ brain frame
- Line graphing depicting each task and their value
- A few students drew up lists and charts
- Google Slides
- Billy and Kenzo used a PowerPoint