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  • Mid year Inquiry, Thinking and ICT update

    It has been great visiting classes and holding discussions lately based around our use of ICT and the development of Inquiry Learning within our school. Good dialogue occurred after recent Kath Murdoch PD about the use of student voice and choice as an area we need to develop. Some of the followi...

    Tags: Somerset, e-learning, ICT, Inquiry, student voice, thinking, graphic organisers

  • Digital Citizenship in NZ Schools

    A digital citizen is classified as someone who is confident and capable when using ICT and is able to keep themselves safe while in cyberspace as well as many other things. Many of our children would see themselves a as tech savy when it comes to the computers, but are they really? I know that ma...

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  • Celebrating Inquiry Learning with Whanau

    Our middle syndicate, (Rata, year 3-4) recently held a sharing session in our school hall to celebrate and share their inquiry learning this term. Other classes and parents were invited. There were; digital displays and clear e-learning integration models diagrams posters interactive activ...

    Tags: Somerset, Inquiry learning, whanau, parents, student voice

  • Digi Awards and Citizenship

    We held an assembly today where we celebrated all our children who entered work in the 2012 Manawatu InspireNet Digi Awards. http://thedigiawards.wikispaces.com/Home. Parents were invited along to view some of the amazing work that had been created and entered into the awards by t...

    Tags: Somerset, digital citizenship, digi awards, parents, whanau, community

  • Maths Evening

     On August 30 we held a parent maths evening. This involved the parents coming along to school from 6.30-7.30 to be engaged in heaps of different maths games and activities that they could do with their children back at home. Each teacher (x11) had a simple game or activity using simple...

    Tags: Somerset, community, whanau, maths

  • E-learning for digi awards comeptition entry

    teachers are integrating e-learning to support the inquiry learning process specifically planning for and using thinking skills and key competencies This year for the digi awards a group of children came up with an idea of entering a video clip based on a dance song they had seen in class. This ...

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  • Integrating e-learning to support the inquiry learning process and using thinking skills and Key Competencies.

    What we did: For our digi awards entry the students decided to create a music video collaboratively with another class.  They put a lot of thought into the places we could go around Palmerston North to video so that it reflects good old Palmy too!  This empowered our students as they ...

    Tags: Somerset