Tag archives for Group Membership.

Migration

Human Commonality Group Membership. Unit Understanding We all need to understand where we belong. Students inquire into the reasons people migrate, and the effect of human migration on individuals, families, and cultures. Students will research migration stories and reflect on the impact of migration on their lives and sense of belonging. Big Idea Human migration can help us understand more about ourselves, others and communities. Essential Read full article »

Sports Day 2014.

Sports Day 2014 was a big success for the Invisible Tigers. Our awareness of the importance of being ethical, fair, caring and connected collaborators was strongly in evidence as the class pulled together as a team throughout the day. The kids were generally very calm and patient and balanced being active participants with the need to be self directed 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 »

Mirror

    This week the Invisible Tigers have been using their powers of Observation and Critical Thinking Skills to investigate the book "Mirror," by Jeannie Baker. This innovative picture book is comprised of two parts designed to be read simultaneously – one from the left, the other from the right. Page by page, we experience a day in the lives of two boys and their families - 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 »

Inquiring into Family Cultures.

  The Adventurers class are now well into the swing of things in grade 2. We are enjoying our Group Membership unit and are focussing on the big idea of how our family history and culture helps to give us an identity and shape who we are. Our class is also a group that we are part of too! On Friday we went Read full article »

Communicating.

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

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