Shapes Matter?

The students of Room 4 are discovering the importance of shapes and how they make up everyday objects, and how important they could be in the future in these students... Read more about 'Shapes Matter?'...

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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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Where does our Water go (Final)

Real life contexts can be a great way to teach problem-solving skills. This was certainly the case for Room 5. Read more about 'Where does our Water go (Final)'...

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Do You Have a Brick Brain or a Bubble Gum Brain?

This has many effects on school life. One effect is a negative or ‘I can’t do it’ attitude that students develop. Read more about 'Do You Have a Brick Brain or a Bubble Gum Brain?'...

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The Big Move

It was all about participating and contributing to get the move done. Everyone had a part to play when moving all our furniture. Read more about 'The Big Move '...

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Hands on Science Learning

Students planted Swan plants, watched them germinate, then saw first hand the condensation forming on the ceiling of the glasshouse lid. Read more about 'Hands on Science Learning'...

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POWER to Others

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. Mother Teresa Read more about 'POWER to Others'...

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Let It Flow

Room 15 wanted to create an activity for students to enjoy at playtime and lunchtime. The challenge was to design something fun, using water. By using the Engineering Design Process, the students could follow specific steps to ask, research, plan, create, test, and improve an activity for other students to enjoy.

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