Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Our Disposition Strengths

As part of our vision principle, Building Learning Capacity, we have been looking at the seven dispositions that we need to have as learners to help us to build our learning capacity. To be good learners we need to reflect, connect, think, be self aware, be determined, question and wonder. We looked at ourselves and thought about which one of these we were good at and why. We thought we should display this information so we used our new skills in blending hot and cold colours and collaborated with our friends to draw the outline of our heads. We put it all together and made these amazing posters. Take a look!

Friday, March 25, 2011

What does collaboration look like?

One of the vision principles of Stonefields School is collaboration.  In Hub 2 we have been looking at what this means.  On Monday the learners got into groups of two or three, took a camera and set off to take photos of what collaboration looks like.  Here are the results:

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Reading Group Obsidian: A Team Player

Here are Roquia and Miduran to share what they thought the author's message of our story was.  We drew these pictures using paint.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Reading: A Team Player

For reading this week, the Obsidian group have been looking at the author's message.  We read a Sails book called, "Team Player."  It was all about a girl who is learning to be a good collaborator when playing on her soccer team.  When we finished reading our story, we talked about why we thought the author had written this book.  What was his message for us?  Here are Josiah and Sarah to share what they thought the message of the story was.  Please leave them a comment and tell them if you agree!

Monday, March 14, 2011

Michelangelo by Muatau

During Breakthrough time, Muatau decided to investigate one of the quotes on our hub wall.  He found out that it was written by Michelangelo and while investigating the meaning of the quote, he learned heaps of interesting information about Michelangelo.  He made it into a keynote presentation so he could share his learning with you!  Tell him what you think in the comments.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Introducing... Learning Hub Two!

On Friday to support Christchurch our school dressed up in black and white to raise money.  We gave the money to Miss Martin who will send it to the schools in Christchurch to help them rebuild.  We had a great time in our mufti and were glad that we could help the kids in Christchurch.  Have a look at our slideshow to see how cool we are!

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

A Rumble and a Grumble

For reading in Week 2, we looked at shared book called "A Rumble and a Grumble."  We read the book together every day.  Then we split into two groups and focused on different aspects of the story.  The Year 2's looked at how characters were feeling, and the Year 3's and 4's looked at finding a cure for snoring.  Watch the clip to find out how we went!