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Monday, July 28, 2014

Room 6 Student of the Week!

Well done to Oliver who has had a great week drawing fabulous illustrations in our writing. He has good control over the pencil and uses detailed lines. Super work Oliver!
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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Fraser's Written Mihi

Fraser has been working really hard this week with Mrs DeBique and Mrs Sturgeon writing his Mihi in the app 'Explain Everything'.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Our Mihi in Explain Everything

We have been working this week on our Mihi. Thank you for listening to Regan, Caris, JacksonM, Blake, Ashley and Jackson share about themselves in Te Reo Maori.
























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Friday, July 18, 2014

Fundraising for Auroa School

During the Holidays my family were rostered on to do the slink calf run to raise funds for our School. It was a great excuse to have a family day trip together and we were very fortunate the weather was lovely.



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Friday, July 11, 2014

Using iMovie to Support Technology Unit

Wow! I decided I was going to teach myself how to use iMovie over the holiday break and check out what I created. I love the creativity. So awesome. A big thank you to Fonterra for donating the pallets for our class to experience our repurposing unit with amazing results!

How have you used iMovie to enhance your learning?

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Room 6 Friendships Book

Last month Room 6 were working on a Friendships book. Each student produced their page in Pic Collage then they arranged them in Book Creator. In order to publish the book we then imported it into Explain Everything. Ashley has been very busy reading the voice over on each page.
Here is our final book.

Room 6 Friendships from Alidia Ericsson on Vimeo.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Building our Repurposed Pallet Boxes

We had an amazing day today creating some awesome repurposed pallet boxes. Thank you very much to the wonderful parents that helped us make them. You were amazing:)

Thank you....Mr Kalin, Mr McGrory, Mr Symes, Mr Sturgeon, Mrs Holmes and Mr Van Endhoven and also Mr Ericsson and Mrs De Bique... you're wonderful!!!

We are now working in the iInvestigate part of our AKO technology inquiry unit with great success. We are developing our hands on skills with great enthusiasm and willingness to give new things ago which is wonderful. We have found out that what we had planned our box to be could in fact be used for many things like a shoe box, a wood box, a seat, to hold sports equipment and also a planter box. Versatile!

We will now move on into the iDevelop stage where we will use the Thinking hats to evaluate the outcome.

Here is a movie of the process we went through to make Repurposed Pallet Boxes.

Building Pallet Boxes and Sore Thumbs!

Here is a movie of Room 6 who have wonderful smiles, are enthusiastic and don't mind some hard work and a few sore thumbs!

Building Repurposed Pallet Boxes from Alidia Ericsson on Vimeo.

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