A visit with Donovan Bixley

A highlight has to be our visit with Donovan Bixley. Through the New Zealand Book Council, authors visit schools and talk about their work. Read more about 'A visit with Donovan Bixley'...

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Chatter Pix Kids App

Steven Ross, an expert on digital technology, came into Room 10 and taught students how to take a photo, add a speaking line so it moves, place stickers on their... Read more about 'Chatter Pix Kids App'...

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Comic Strip Comedy

In anticipation of a visit from author and illustrator Donovan Bixley, Aratiatia students have been doing some writing and drawing of their own. Read more about 'Comic Strip Comedy'...

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Building a Classroom Community

Children who had come from different classrooms needed to come together to create an environment where we could all feel safe and learn. Read more about ' Building a Classroom Community'...

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Happiness is

The students used a poem template to write a poem about happiness. The poem template began with a very short sentences for impact. Read more about 'Happiness is'...

Ana made some very happy looking emojis for her poem

The Story of My Life

It shows me on a journey into the future. Down the bottom, black and white photos represent my past and the ‘good at sports’ box people put me in. Read more about 'The Story of My Life'...

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And the Number of the Day is

Allowing students to share their representations and learn from each other is a vital component of Today’s Number and provides the teacher with a great deal of information about how... Read more about 'And the Number of the Day is'...

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Treaty Hunt

Once we were back in class our teachers went through the answers with us and we had a discussion about the Treaty, its meaning and significance to our New Zealand... Read more about 'Treaty Hunt'...

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