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Journey Outwards: Part Two

February 28, 2011 10 comments

We are working towards out first PYP Exhibition “Spot-Check”. This is a time for parents and other people in the NIST community to come and share your thinking, see what you’re up to, ask you some questions, offer advice and maybe even make a permanent connection with you.

The focus for this spot-check is “Life at School”.

How you can succeed

February 28, 2011 Leave a comment

Here is the rubric for your PYP Exhibition. It is simple, clear and to-the-point. You can follow each step of the rubric and move forwards to be as successful as possible.

Black Hawk Down part 1,2

February 27, 2011 1 comment

I think this happned in 1995. also I think in south Africa there was terrorist trying to get the UN supplisement and take overe the city. This movie is kind of rude and sad ( also heroic actions). I will put the video in each week.

I think people shoould think about why are these soldiers are in Africa? are they forced or doing it for jobs?

Categories: Classroom

Sports Day

February 25, 2011 4 comments

Come and watch your child participate in this year’s Track and Field Sports Day at NIST on Monday 7 March 2011 at the following times:

Year 6 9.25-10.45 am

The main intention of the Track and Field Day is to promote maximum participation and fun in an environment of safe competition. Each student will have the opportunity to apply their learning from their PE classes during individual events and can make several attempts to improve their own performances.

Individual events: Hurdles, 60m Sprint, Javelin, Turbo Javelin, Long Jump, 600m Run

Categories: PE

The Last Child in the Woods

February 24, 2011 3 comments

As part of our discussion about nature, we watched this video:

(You have to click on the picture and go to the website to watch the video)

 

Categories: Classroom

Our Relationship with Nature

February 24, 2011 2 comments

Today, we did Yoga and meditation and then thought about the questions above.

The reason for doing this was to see how happy you are with your relationship with nature. Do you feel happy about your relationship with nature? Are you unsatisfied with your relationship with nature? Do you feel connected with nature, or do you feel disconnected from nature?

What are the causes?

What are the effects?

Image from http://blog.groveschool.com/tag/nature-deficit-disorder/

What about this idea?

February 23, 2011 2 comments

What do you think about this idea? How might it cause a shift in thinking? How might it change the course of history in Bangkok? What might it look like? What ideas do you have for the “Skywalk”?

A look at what we’re doing…

February 23, 2011 10 comments

This video shows part of 6SS’s “journey outwards” as we try to work out what our real passions, interests and concerns are so that we can have a meaningful focus in the PYP Exhibition. The “journey outwards” starts with the Self and moves outwards into family, school, community, neighbourhood, city, country, region and global.

In this video, we are doing Yoga and meditation in order to make us mindful. By being mindful, we can think more clearly about our lives.

p.s. I have no idea why it says “blo” on the end of the video instead of “blog”!

Well-Being and Health

February 23, 2011 3 comments

Homework: Models and Diagrams of Pay it Forward

February 22, 2011 7 comments

“One big favour for three people, pay it forward”

Show us what that looks like with some cool, creative models or diagrams. How far can you take it?

Image from http://www.dieselcrew.com/inspiration-pay-it-forward
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