Tag archives for Interconnectedness

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 »

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 »

Planting Herbs.

We came back from our trip to Pacem Eco Park with nine new friends! Herb plants to be precise. We had two Dill plants, two Tarragon plants, Spearmint, regular Mint, Memory plant, Rosemary and Sugar plant. The following slideshow and captions tell the story of the Fiery Phoenixes' collaborative adventure to find the plants the right home and efforts to provide Read full article »

Fiery Phoenixes go to Pacem Eco Park in search of Interconnectedness.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157627711715739/ Our trip to Pacem Eco Park, Assumption College, Antipolo on Thursday was a great experience. We saw countless examples of local animal and plant species in addition to a number of foreign species. Our guides were knowledgeable and friendly. The Fiery Phoenixes seemed to really enjoy themselves and there were countless examples of student learning. Many children made significant links between the Read full article »

Are You the Forest King ?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ismanilaes/sets/72157627653909147/ This is the story of our classes' inquiry into the story of "Are You the Forest King?" by local Author Penny Reyes Velasco. Over the last week we have produced many child led responses both oral and written to this text, have made connections to scientific standards within our interconnectedness unit and developed our self directed plus connection/collaboration learning dispositions. Please 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 »

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 »

Communicating.

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

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