Kia ora and welcome to my Manaiakalani Google Class OnAir site. This is my third year teaching in a 1-1 Digital learning environment, at Pt England School, Auckland, New Zealand.
I am teaching year 3 & 4 learners who all have their own Chromebook as their learning tool.
If you have any questions or feedback about any of the lessons or activities on this site please contact me using the links below.
Term 1: Kaitiakitanga I Ngā Wa Katoa - Respect
This term our focus is on on how we show respect to our peers and school and our environment at school. We will also be looking at respecting our home environment, and our whānau and caregivers. Learners will understand what the word respect actually means, and why it is important to show respect in our lives.
Term 2: I like to Move It!
This term we are looking at Physics and physics concepts. Our focus is around simple machines and what things we use in every day life that are simple machines.
Term 3: Move Your Body!
This term we are looking at living a healthy lifestyle. Our focus is around learning how to keep our bodies healthy and get outside to stay active.
Term 4: Te Wā Toi (Art Time)
Our term 4 inquiry is about visual art. In particular, we are focusing on understanding visual arts in a variety of cultural contexts whilst exploring a range of art-making conventions.