Tag archives for Self-Directed

The Invisible Tigers Visit The Community Garden.

Our class recently spent a very enjoyable and fulfilling afternoon in the Community Garden. It was Thursday and we had been spending long amounts of time indoors working on our learning. We needed to find an alternative setting. We decided to inquire into group membership by taking our class group and putting them in various problem solving situations in the garden. Read full article »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Learning Dispositions and Trans-disciplinary Skills in Action.

In order to really understand one's self in the world in terms of as a learner, as a friend and with the overall goal of becoming a balanced, creative, caring and responsible global problem solver it is helpful to try to consider our contribution and connection with the world in terms of a number of dispositions and transferrable skills. These are our core 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 »

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 »

Communicating.

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

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