Hands-on Experiences Develop Writing Skills

‘Recreative’, you may be asking, what is that? It is simply recreating an authentic and hands-on experience for students to write about. Read more about 'Hands-on Experiences Develop Writing Skills'...

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Which way do we go?

Room 12 have been investigating directions. How do we give directions? How do we understand directions? Why do we even need directions? Directions comes under the Measurement Strand in Mathematics curriclum. Read more about 'Which way do we go?'...

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Creative Reactions

Students have really embraced our Creative Reactions Inquiry this term. The focus of the first five weeks has been Dance in readiness for the Summer Festival of Movement. Read more about 'Creative Reactions'...

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Passing Time

Have you ever had the ‘time’ to actually sit down and ponder this question? Well, Room 12 have done exactly that. Read more about 'Passing Time'...

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Getting Sorted - Statistics in the Junior School

Sorting or classifying objects is one of the early foundations of statistics. Teachers use a variety of items for students to sort to encourage them to see and understand different... Read more about 'Getting Sorted - Statistics in the Junior School'...

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The Power of Movement

Team Poihipi uses the Moving Smart programme to encourage this. During the week, we come together in mixed groups. Read more about 'The Power of Movement'...

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The Wonders of Poetry

Students have always enjoyed reciting and singing along to nursery rhymes. In class we have taken them a little further and looked at the language in some of the old favourites. Read more about 'The Wonders of Poetry'...

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Math Around Us

Students, use these opportunities to gain an understanding of mathematical principles, without even knowing it. Read more about 'Math Around Us'...

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Our Taupo, Our Home

Room 12 students asked themselves these questions as part of our Inquiry, My Taupo, My Home, My Heroes. Read more about 'Our Taupo, Our Home'...

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Using Our Senses

Over a series of lessons, Room 12 has explored using all our senses to describe various items of food. Read more about 'Using Our Senses '...

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