Noticing and Wondering in Room 6

Like scientists, who ask questions about the world, we have been ‘wondering’ a lot about the things around us.

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Compass Work in Room 6

After mapping our school grounds, we learned how to use a compass to tell directions

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Mapping the school grounds

Room 7 Mathematics

One of our tasks was to be creative and make a clock

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Shouts Outs

This could be greeting every teacher and adult they see, playing with someone who is playing alone, helping out a junior student or any other ways that make others feel good.

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Mapping

Mapping and directions, as part of the geometry strand of mathematics, integrates well into this inquiry, given that there is a specialised vocabulary to be learned.

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01 Emma is ready to start adding detail to the map

Scrapbooking Memories

We discovered new-found perseverance, resilience, and pride in our work

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Week One at Wairakei Primary School

My intention is to add to this blog, sharing information about Wairakei school. This week I thought I would introduce myself to you. Read more about 'Week One at Wairakei Primary School'...

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Word Wall

The Huka Falls is a special place in Taupo. The white in the rapids looks like foam. Nearly all of us recognised this photo as a place we had been too.

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Here is the start of our Word Wall in Room 14.

N is for Nurse

Arose much-animated conversation about the role of nurses, illness, injuries, caring for the sick, sick soldiers, sick children

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1.Florence Nightengale arrives