Statistical POWER

As seniors in the Aratiatia Community, we already know about POWER and how to use it in our learning and our behaviour.

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10 Donald and Chase share their findings

The language of probability

In Room 14 we have been learning about the language of probability.  Probability is the likeliness of something happening.

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These girls and talking and listening as they work togther

Patterns in Rooms 10 and 11

In Rooms 10 and 11 for maths we learned about how to make and continue patterns.

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Patterns 30

Room 2 and Room 16 Buddy Classes

Mrs Dredge came with maths games. Room 16 showed us how to play their maths games such as making doubles, adding to ten, and using their games on the iPad. Read more about 'Room 2 and Room 16 Buddy Classes'...

Buddy class8

Winegum Bridges

When first informed they were going to try and build Winegum Bridges, everyone in Room 8 exclaimed, “What’s a winegum?” Well, they soon caught on.

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9 Possible toll charges apply for this long bridge

Wild Robot and the Robotic Hands

Room 3 Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, has been reading The Wild Robot by Peter Brown as part of our Chapter Chat and Twitter Chat activities.

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How to make a robotic hand

Maths facilitator Mrs Collins visits Room 8

Wairakei Primary School has been lucky to have visits from Mrs Shirley Collins, a professional learning facilitator from Waikato University, throughout the year.

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We took time to think carefully3

Making a life-sized cubic metre!

Te Mihi Community is working on measurement tasks in collaborative workshops on Thursdays and Fridays. We are exploring such topics as perimeter, area, and volume.

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4 There was a lot of work involved in building our cubes

Problem solving about time

Every Thursday and Friday, Te Mihi Community takes part in collaborative workshops about time.

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Yes We figured it out

Learning those times tables

Room 8 are trying hard to learn our times'-tables off by heart in Room 8. We need to know them quickly because this helps us problem solve better.

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Daniel and Finn are neck and neck