Learning Notes Weeks 4 & 5, Term 3 2012

The consuming reading  of  living books continues to comprise the bulk of our learning. Audio Books Ruins of Gorlain (Mariah)Tuggerung (all below Malachi)Long PatrolMartin the WarriorMariel of Redwall (finished)The BellmakerOutcast of Redwall Family Read Aloud Science Ponny the Penguin – Veronica Basser (Genevieve & Saxon)Butterfly Battle – Magic School Bus; half (Genevieve)  Picture Books…

Continue reading

Monthly Memories – July 2012

Sharing our Monthly Memories. A productive learning month, capturing a few of the highlights. Carpenter’s essay……Carpenter entered an essay competition,  ‘The Greek term ‘polymath’ referred to a person who had expertise in a number of different subject areas. Is there a more contemporary figure that you believe deserves this term? What specific contributions…

Continue reading

Monthly Memories – March 2012

Inspired by my enjoyment of Angela’s Choice Time and Learning in Review posts, I’m joining in Kylie‘s Monthly Memories, a great way to commit our memories to ‘paper’ each month. Endeavouring to capture the learning highlights of the past three weeks. Our greatest achievement was our Mega Mapping.  The evident enthusiasm with which this project was received was heartening.  Truly, to…

Continue reading

Monthly Memories – February 2012

Angela’s Choice Time and Learning in Review posts have long been some of my favourite posts to read.  It has often been my intention to attempt a poor imitation, with Kylie’s launching of Monthly Memories I have been finally spurred to put finger to keyboard. Endeavouring to capture the learning highlights of the past six weeks. Our greatest achievement…

Continue reading