Archives for March, 2011

Magic Gopher.

This was our mental maths activity on Wednesday. Can YOU defeat the Gopher? How is this done? Read full article »

A World of Fairytales.

  Shortly before the Spring Break the Grade 7 students of Miss Hillman visited our class. They had been writing modernized versions of Fairy tales and Folk tales and were looking for an audience to provide appreciation and a critical ear with regard to their literary efforts. We were keen to be involved as this could be a great opportunity for Read full article »

Disaster Relief Efforts for Japan.

A message from our  SLEC- Service Learning and Environment Committee.  As you know a massive Earthquake and Tsunami struck Japan last Friday 11th March. Our hearts and thoughts are with those affected by this devastating disaster.  As part of ISM’s Service Learning and Environmental Council’s (SLEC) school wide approach, the High School Japanese Cultural Club will be organizing a bake sale and  our Read full article »

Making the most of Spontaneous Learning Opportunities.

Hi, meet Bob. He's pictured above. Bob suddenly appeared on Friday morning after play time. He had been picked out of the soil from the new planting area of the Community Garden. Everyone was quite excited by the appearance of Bob. Well almost everyone. A ferof the Cobras had worried looks on their faces and seemed troubled. They said that Read full article »

grade 2 Podcasts.

Our class have ben investigating the wonderful world of Podcasts as a means of communication. We have used them to communicate our discoveries of newly found worlds that might possibly exist. Check it out by clicking the link. Read full article »


Literacy and the power of words. Reading, writing and verbal communication.

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