Tag archives for Inquisitive

Multiple Intelligences

Check out this interesting website where you can investigate what sort of learning styles you have. http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks1/ict/multiple_int/index.htm   Read full article »

The Fairy Scientist.

Here is a wonderful short video of a six year old girl who knows how to be a scientist and an inquirer. What do you think her parents have said, or perhaps more importantly not said to help her to be an inquiring learner? Read full article »

Arrays in our World. Understanding what Multiplication Really Means.

Previously in grade 2, children had experience with equal-sharing division situations. In the following activity, children worked with equal-grouping division situations. It isn't important that children be able to distinguish between the two meanings of  "division" at this point. However, it is important that they have had informal experience with both meanings. The flickr slideshow shows how the Fiery Phoenixes 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 »

Time waits for no one!

From Monday the 7th November Grade 2 will start the next unit which is called Time . The big idea of the unit is that “Family histories provide an insight into cultures, individuals and preferred futures.” It should provide our learners with the opportunity to develop greater knowledge of the Social Science side of the Grade 2 curriculum. Click here for Read full article »

Interconnectedness Vocab Inquiry

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157627607891683/ For our inclusion lesson on Tuesday afternoon, the children and adults of Fiery Phoenix class investigated what some of the key words that feature prominently in our unit really mean. We used dictionary and I.T skills in our research. We recorded and presented our findings using technical vocabulary and our own words. You can see what we did by clicking Read full article »

Using Wordle to Unpack Challenging Concepts.

If you look down the right hand side of the class blog you will see a new feature, "Latest Learning Wordle."  Wordle is a powerful tool which turn words into a piece of Art. The words that occur most frequently stand out more prominently. This is useful if one is  exploring a concept. Our new unit contains many quite challenging concepts and Read full article »

Magic Gopher.

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

Biosphere Experiment – Pt 2.

Just to give some more background to what we are doing. The Biosphere experiments conducted in the US some years back were essentially in preparation for extended group-living in space, on other planets. A crew of volunteers entered into and lived together isolated from everything in an artificially cocooned environment, with its own internal ecosystem which mimicked an average Earth Read full article »

Communicating.

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

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