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'...

Interesting and Energetic

Our inquiry focus is around oral language, vocabulary extension and writing. The Ohaaki team has also integrated a teamwork and cooperative game physical education focus into our inquiry. Read more about 'Interesting and Energetic'...

13 Team work to describe the robber

This way, that way, which way next?

Marking out a grid on the floor of the classroom never struck me as being such a powerful learning tool as it turns out it really is.The grid was 6x6... Read more about 'This way, that way, which way next?'...

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Shape Up

Part of learning about shapes involved making them. Building shapes helped children learn how to describe them using vocabulary such as corners, surfaces and edges. Read more about 'Shape Up'...

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Compliment Clouds

A kind word is free, easy to give and everybody has something to offer. Read more about 'Compliment Clouds'...

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New Zealand Sign Language Week

As part of New Zealand sign language week Room 4 thought it would be a great opportunity to learn more about one of the official languages of New Zealand. Read more about 'New Zealand Sign Language Week '...

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Reflecting on Swimming Skills

The best thing is that swimming is fun Read more about 'Reflecting on Swimming Skills'...

06 Practicing skills to master breathing while doing freestyle

Tic Tac Toe

Tic Tac Toe is a fun maths game Read more about 'Tic Tac Toe'...

05 Avery is the teacher here

Positivity goes a long way

Room 4 thought about what we need to do to have a positive and happy environment for everyone to be able to not only learn but have fun while doing so. Read more about 'Positivity goes a long way'...

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Mathematical Wizards

First, students were given a shape and they had to independently identify and sort 2D shapes by their appearance. Read more about 'Mathematical Wizards'...

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