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Sports Day 2012.

The Fiery Phoenixes boarded the Sportsmanship with our customary ambition and determination on Friday, 24th, February. Our class connected and collaborated, looking out for each other and combining our energy for the sake of the team. It was a great day. Thanks must also go to our class parents who gave us lots of support and encouragement. Click the link to open an album 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 »

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 Phoenix Class Self Directed Diners !

Our class took part in it's first grade 2 assembly this afternoon. Our contribution was to create and show a 3 minute movie presentation with Mrs A's ESL tea..We wanted it to reflect our ideas about how we can make our lunch times more positive experiences. Check it out! Read full article »

Biosphere Experiment pt.3 in the Community Garden.

        Our biospheres have gone into the community garden! They have survived in the class for 15 weeks. That's 105 days without extra water or air and they still are alive! In our classroom there is air conditioning and the temperature is only 25 degrees C. If biospheres are to survive on other planets then they would need to be able Read full article »

Disaster Relief Efforts for Japan.

A message from our  SLEC- Service Learning and Environment Committee.  As you know a massive Earthquake and Tsunami struck Japan last Friday 11th March. Our hearts and thoughts are with those affected by this devastating disaster.  As part of ISM’s Service Learning and Environmental Council’s (SLEC) school wide approach, the High School Japanese Cultural Club will be organizing a bake sale and  our 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 »

Investigating Biospheres.

During our research we discovered something called the Eden Project, which is made up of Biomes or Biospheres. We were also investigating  the wonders of the Solar System and it made us question if it would be possible to live on other planets and how people could do this. We also found something about this in a Discovery Channel Video Read full article »

Sports Day is on the Horizon !

The elementary school annual sports day is now one week away! Please join us next Friday February 18th .All families are invited to attend. All children will bring home a program today for ES Sports day . Our focus is understanding that physical activity provides opportunities for health, enjoyment, self expression, challenge and social interaction as well building a sense Read full article »

Discovering 2011 with the Creative Cobras.

Happy New Year Creative Cobras learning community ! 2011 looks set to be an exciting time of learning for our class. We began our new unit called Discovery on Monday. The big idea of the unit is that the Earth is part of a vast and complex universe. As big ideas go, they don't come much bigger than that one. Read full article »

Communicating.

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