Tag archives for Connected

Sports Day 2015.

ES Sports Day 2015 was a wonderful occasion. It really was a celebration of all the different things that make our class what it is. For me, as their teacher, it was my last ever one at ISM and honestly the one I have most enjoyed! The day began in the MS Gym with the opening ceremony. This included an appearance Read full article »

International Day.

Our class enjoyed International Day. The event helps to highlight how so many different nationalities can come together under the single banner of learning. It's easy to forget how wonderful that is. Here are some images of the day. Flickr slideshow HERE Read full article »

PTA Used Book Fair Collection.

The Drive is currently on to gather as many books as possible for the PTA Used Book Fair. The collection runs until the 30th April. Any used book or magazine that you have as long as it is in reasonable condition can be included. Books in other languages would also be great as we have a linguistically diverse community. So far Read full article »

Invisible Tigers Class End of Semester Party

Thank you to all who were able to attend the Invisible Tigers Class party on Friday 13th December. It was great to see our whole learning community- kids, parents and teachers all together, relaxing as we near the end of the semester. Link to Party Slideshow HERE Read full article »

Connections to the Natural World.

Our latest human commonality that we are inquiring into is called Connections to the Natural World.'  Below is an overview of this unit.  It would be great to review this with your child and see how you can make connections to their learning outside of the classroom!  This unit of study will challenge the children with critical thinking, problem solving, researching and Read full article »

Family Traditions Inquiry.

  We are very lucky in our class to have parents from many different parts of the world and cultural backgrounds. We are even luckier that those that can are happy to come in and share their expertise and knowledge. This week we held a maths workshop pictures of which will feature in our website post next week for part three of Read full article »

The Invisible Tigers Visit The Community Garden.

Our class recently spent a very enjoyable and fulfilling afternoon in the Community Garden. It was Thursday and we had been spending long amounts of time indoors working on our learning. We needed to find an alternative setting. We decided to inquire into group membership by taking our class group and putting them in various problem solving situations in the garden. Read full article »

Meeting Our Class Buddies for the First Time.

This year the Invisible Tigers are buddied with Ms. Juteau's Preschool class. This offers the kids a valuable chance to connect their two groups and to experience community in a wider context. Also this year the grade two's get to experience what it is like to be a senior buddy and to help the younger children. In this way we Read full article »

Welcome to the world of the Invisible Tigers.

  Welcome to the class website for the Invisible Tigers learning community! In the first of our regular posts lets begin by looking at our new unit which begins next week. Since the start of our time together, we have been learning about ourselves as individuals and us as a whole community.  We've been working hard to learn about our routines, expectations Read full article »

Connections to the Natural World

The Adventurers continue to inquire into connections within the realm of our natural world. This week we have been investigating how different organisms are connected together in the Tundra ecosystem. We have created research questions and then independently researched a different animal, insect or plant from that ecosystem. We have also created a beautiful giant mural of the Tundra outside Read full article »

Communicating.

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

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