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Purple Mash Computer Science Integration


Purple Mash Computer Science Integration

Year three students have been using the Purple mash programme across the curriculum, here is a show case of some of the work produced.  This has been implemented throughout the year.  The main is focus remains paper and pencil. Once you have accessed the link you can...

Making Learning Authentic

Pokemon cards are very popular in the Year three class.  So I decided what a great motivator to bring the cards into the learning.  In Mathematics we are learning about Data Handling.  The students are using the Pokemon cards to create a database using Purple mash,...

What’s The Time Mr Wolf

In Year three we have been learning how to tell the time on an analogue clock.  To complete our topic on time we did a treasure hunt.  With a buddy we had to read the time on the clocks and write the answers on the answer sheet.  We had so much fun.

Worry, worry go away!

The Katipo class has discovered that we all have worry monsters and that they all look different and come invade our heads at different times and places.  Some even found that their worry monster can change form and follow them around.  We have been discussing how we...

Floating and Flying

Did you know…….. That if a boat has a V shape with no weight in it, it will sink. You cannot push a cup upside down in a bowl of water because the air fills the space in the cup. Objects with air in them float. We discovered water can act like the force,...

Push, Pull, Squeeze, Twist, Stretch or Pinch

Year three have been learning about forces in Science.  We were all given a piece of modelling clay we had to change the shape by using different forces.  After that in our groups we played a game by rolling a dice then doing the action each number represented by...

Ancient Museum

We had the privilege of visiting the Year 7 exhibition of the Ancient Museum.  It was incredible the effort the children had gone to with their displays and the information they presented.  The Primary students were very respectful at  listening to the speeches the...

Global Food Day

What a feast we had on Friday.  Food, food glorious food was defiantly the song being sung on Friday.  The array of food from various cultures was certainly spectacular.     It was amazing to see children dressed in traditional clothing from their culture.  We...

Yum, Yum Purple Caulifower

We have been enjoying eating the incredible vegetables from our garden especially the purple cauliflower. A big thank-you to the parents that have given seedlings to replenish the garden. It has been fantastic seeing the community come and pick fresh vegetables and...

School Garden

This term we have been learning about plants. We have planted a school garden as part of our learning, some the seedlings we raised and some we brought. Year three investigated how bulbs grow and we have planted them in the garden also. Please come and look at our...

Fascinating Angles

We have been learning how to recognise and measure angles.  To help use find right angles we invented our own tools then tested them out.  It was really fascinating.

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