Tag archives for Balanced

Growing Awareness and Developing our Abilities as Learners.

Dispositions towards life and learning, along with fostering trans disciplinary skills are at the core of what we do in our classroom and beyond it. They are fundamental to our growth as empowered, caring, connected Global Problem Solvers. The Invisible Tigers use a language of colour to make sense of this. Individual dispositions and skills are paired together with the seven Read full article »

Yoga Experience.

On Wednesday morning our class had an amazing Yoga experience facilitated by our Room Mom. We learned about different Yoga positions and how this helps to bring calm through exercising mind and body. If you are interested in practicing at home why not check out this website, Yoga for Kids. Here is the all important slide show, documenting what we were doing.... http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157633446535234/ Read full article »

Discovering and Understanding Earth and Beyond.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157628833934933/ Through scientific investigation we can discover and understand what is beyond Earth. That is the big idea of our fourth unit of inquiry of the year, which is entitled Discovery. There are many ways that we can discover and understand the universe in which we live. So far this year through our units of inquiry we have looked at concepts of what makes ourselves Read full article »

Filipiniana 2011

On Friday 25th November the Fiery Phoenixes celebrated Filipiniana day at ISM. This day offers a chance for us to remind ourselves of where we are. It's all to easy to get caught up in a bubbl of internationalism. Sometimes it is good to stop and look around, to appreciate the country that you live in, it's people, culture, heritage Read full article »

Cub Scout Toy Collection

The Cub Scouts at ISM are having a toy drive. This means they are collecting new and gently used toys for kids in Manila who need new toys. If you would like to donate a new or used toy, you can give it to our Cub Scout Rep. in our classroom or put it in the collection box in the Read full article »

Wednesday Afternoon Show and Tell.

This year we have set aside Wednesday afternoons from 1:00pm-1:30pm for show and tell. Each week during this time we will have the opportunity for four students to talk about and display an item or subject that is precious to them. It could be a holiday experience, cultural, sporting or academic subject area. This offers us a lot of possible benefits Read full article »

Reading in the Garden.

We love our classroom. Creative Cobras H.Q. is a great place to be. We have our learning resources, computers and displays all in one place. Woohoo!!! But sometimes we stop and begin to wonder if we are spending too much time in one place. Shouldn't the places where we learn and connect be a bit diverse? After all the world Read full article »

ES Art Exhibition

All parents and members of our learning communities are cordially invited to.............   Read full article »

Discovering 2011 with the Creative Cobras.

Happy New Year Creative Cobras learning community ! 2011 looks set to be an exciting time of learning for our class. We began our new unit called Discovery on Monday. The big idea of the unit is that the Earth is part of a vast and complex universe. As big ideas go, they don't come much bigger than that one. Read full article »

Communicating.

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

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