Category: Carla Ross

Chances?

Throwing around words like “impossible”, “likely”, “definite”, “unlikely”, “certain”, and “possible” has made everyone think about how we often over exaggerate during our conversations. Read more about 'Chances?'...

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We like to move it, move it

All teaching teams are introducing games during sports rotations, so that students can experience and have access to a wide variety of games. Read more about 'We like to move it, move it'...

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Measurement Fun

Room 1 explored the mathematics concept of measurement. Non-standard units and standard units were the terms we used and understood during discussions. Read more about 'Measurement Fun'...

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Let’s read together - The Kings Sock

Share reading activities are a powerful tool in a teacher’s skill set. A teacher models the skills of a proficient reader including - predicting, examining the pictures, fluent reading and expression. Read more about 'Let’s read together - The Kings Sock'...

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“MoveWell” to Move Well

MoveWell is a new resource and program for schools from Sport NZ that it being introduced at Wairakei Primary School, in 2022. Read more about '“MoveWell” to Move Well'...

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Picture Walk to Talk the Talk

The picture walk strategy is a great activity you can do before reading the book and it generates great oral language and vocabulary. Read more about 'Picture Walk to Talk the Talk'...

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Reflection and Symmetry Name Critters

The creativity behind turning names into bugs and aliens is always a laugh and gets the students thinking about the shapes that they can use. Read more about 'Reflection and Symmetry Name Critters'...

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Improving Reading Through Phonemic Awareness

The Heggerty programme for phonemic awareness has been introduced across the school, from New Entrants to Year 6. Read more about 'Improving Reading Through Phonemic Awareness'...