Month: February 2020

Soil Investigations

In Week 4 students shared their understandings of what plants need to survive and began to look more closely at the soil in different areas around the school. We first brainstormed our knowledge to develop a shared understanding which will help guide our learning in weeks to come. Learning about what plants need is going …

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Growth Mindset

Last week the 3/4s explored the concept of a growth mindset, and compared this way of thinking to a fixed mindset. We discussed individual areas of expertise and our feelings about learning when we’re engaged and motivated. Likewise, we considered the times we’ve struggled to stay focused and how our thinking might change when we’re …

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Strong Leaders

“Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves.  Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals.” -Unknown This week saw all of us leading in one way or another. There has been a real buzz of enthusiasm and hope in our neighbourhood as we begin to establish our roles …

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Connections

In the Prep Neighbourhood we are thinking about connections in many different ways at the moment. We are observing, listening to and documenting a rich variety of connections between the children and between the children and the adults in our Neighbourhood. Children are beginning to understand their connection to all teachers in the Neighbourhood and …

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Febbraio!

Benvenuti a notizie italiane. Our prep students are enjoying their Italian learning with Mario and Pocoyo, who help them to discover new vocabulary and expressions. We’ve learnt to recognise and say some colours (giallo, rosso, verde e blu) and are beginning to count to ten.(uno, due, tre, quattro, cinque, sei, sette, otto, nove, dieci) Students …

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