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Welcome back to the new year everyone. We hope your school term has begun with enthusiasm and inspiration. We all know teachers love practical ideas to use with their students. If that sounds like you, take a look at this website of ‘Cool Experiments for Elementary School Kids’, Check back here next week for more […]Read More
There has been a lot in the media lately about a West Auckland school, Swanson Primary School, who for the last two years has been part of an AUT and Otago University’s PLAY study, looking at encouraging play and physical activity. The school has reintroduced activities which have become restricted or banned altogether in many […]Read More
Once when looking for ways to introduce science topics to New Entrant students I rediscovered Suzy cato from my childhood in the form of a set of d.v.d.s called ‘Suzy’s World’. Each disc covers a science/technology topic, for example ‘Where do things go?’, ‘The body’, ‘Pop and Fizz’. It is then divided up into six […]Read More
Happy 2014 to you all. We hope you had a lovely festive season and that your holidays are relaxing, rejuvinating, adventurous or whatever else might be your cup of tea. My holidays, by conicidence, took me and my family to the fantastic Kowhai Park in Whanganui. If you haven’t been there, and you have children, it’s […]Read More
The challenge in the Christmas message of hope Christmas is a message from the past, in the present and for the future. The future message is the big one. This is a wonderful message from Colin James in his daily column for the Otago Daily Times 24 Dec 2013 – take a moment to read it… […]Read More