Tag Archives: Active Learning

Active Learning – Science with NIS

Previously Clarice shared the story of active learning preparations. These photos capture the success of the initiative with six classes from Newlands Intermediate all awed by Science in action. This is just one of many incredible active learning journeys that … Continue reading

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Wa Ako – Active Learning Stories

Active learning is taking place in Wa Ako at the moment. We are building towards two days off timetable in Week Nine where a number of projects will manifest and some impressive ideas will come to life. The following stories … Continue reading

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Active Learning in History

In history we’ve been doing an active learning type task where we’ve all undertaken a project of some sort. Some of them have included making a chariot, investigating historical uses of make-up and perfume, the game of life in Glorivale … Continue reading

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Active Learning Showcase

On Monday, the inaugural active learning showcase took place. The hall was filled with students, parents and teachers interested in the learning journeys the students had undertaken through active learning this year. The students presented their learning to the those that … Continue reading

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Active Learning – Day Two and Three

After the first day-off timetable earlier in the year where many students made enormous progress with their learning project or deep learning questions, the second and third days occurred last week. Students took part in a huge range of activities … Continue reading

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Dean’s Assembly – Gender and Language

At Newlands we value diversity and difference and the right that everyone has to be who they are. I’ve talked about this at various times in our Dean’s Assemblies over the years – but like you found out yesterday at health … Continue reading

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Active Learning Stories

For Staff Professional Learning Thursday morning, a group of students were invited to share their active learning stories. The daunting task of talking in front of a full staff room was faced by a few Y12 students I looked into 3D … Continue reading

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Active Learning – Day One

Since the back half of Term One, students have been meeting in their active learning  groups every Monday Form Time. During those sessions many have formed project ideas or deep learning questions that they are now following through. Today was … Continue reading

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Active Learning – Launch

Today is the first active learning session of the year. This is a new initiative that Mr Jones has introduced in previous newsletters on the school website and that was formally presented to the student body at assemblies two weeks … Continue reading

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