Tag archives for Sustainable

Using Our Data Handling Skills to Monitor Changes in how Sustainable our Food Consumption is at Snack Time.

In January 2014, as part of our Sustainable Food Production Inquiry, the Invisible Tigers gathered data on what materials were used to make our food packaging and how many of each. We found the following categories- plastic, reusable, metal, paper, tetra pack and tin foil. We discovered that on a given day there were thirty nine of our snack items Read full article »

A Snapshot of our Learning this week.

This week has seen our team of learners delve into the world of whether or not different forms of food production and the ensuing consumption really are sustainable or not. As responsible, problem solving global citizens we are looking at the impact of the food we eat at snack and at lunchtime upon the planet that we live in. The Read full article »

Sustainable Production Unit Launch.

  We have begun the process of investigating how the food we eat is produced and to what extent this is sustainable. We launched the Sustainable Production Unit by receiving our three guiding questions and the Big Idea in the form of words, jumbled up in envelopes. We then put them in the right order and thenstuck them to posters. The Read full article »

Sustainable Production.

  Grade two are about to start our third unit of the year. We will be focusing on the Sustainable Production Commonality of our Common Ground Curriculum. Specifically in grade two we look at this in the context of food production and the various stages food goes from farm or laboratory in some cases to being eaten. The overarching big idea Read full article »

Sustainable Food Production.

  Grade Two have launched our new Unit of Inquiry study, "Sustainability and Production."  In this unit the children will be inquiring about:  How food gets from the farm to their tables. We are asking for participation at home with talking with your child about foods you eat as a family, what those foods/dishes consist of and how those items get to 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 »

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 »

Communicating.

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

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