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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 »

The Adventurers Meet their Buddy Class.

On Monday morning we had a very important event at 8:30. It was time to meet our buddy class, Ms. Juteau's Preschool group. The Adventurers were very excited to be the senior buddies to younger children. It's a great opportunity for them to develop their capacities of responsibility and connection and collaboration with the wider ES community. Last but not Read full article »

The Phoenixes meet the Whale Sharks.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157629929192665/   We were delighted to be invited to visit the Preschool Whale Sharks class with Ms. Nat on Monday morning. Two members of our team have siblings that are in the Whale Sharks class, so we were delighted to have the chance for them to connect with their families and for the rest opf us to spend some time collaborating with Read full article »

Fiery Phoenix Class Holiday Party.

Our class party on Tuesday, 13th December was a wonderful event. The children had  planned the party beforehand with Tricia our room parent and had come up with some very creative ideas for having a celebration that were very unique. They chose their music, made their own decorations and created very inventive games such as pin the tail on the phoenix 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 »

Habitats Exploration.

  On Wednesday morning  the Fiery Phoenixes assembled in the CMC. There to greet us was Miss Pat and some of our Fiery Phoenix class parents along with our class room parent. Brilliant~! We needed to have as many people together as we could as we had a challenge ahead of us. The big idea of our unit is that... "Ecosystems can help Read full article »

Cobra Parents Share Cultural Traditions.

  We all come from a lot of different countries, cultural traditions and have participated in many celebrations. Many of us in the Creative Cobras learning community have traveled extensively and visited many countries. So it made sense for us to find out more about our cultural unit by asking our parents to come in and share what they know. On Thursday 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 »

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 »


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

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