Cafe Learning

“The challenge today is shifting schools from a schooling culture to a learning culture” Earlier in the year I was fortunate enough to attend a session from the IB 2016 Speaker Series – Inquiry Learning in a digital environment: differentiation and...

Mandarin Weather Reports

YEAR 11 IB AB INITIO MANDARIN – MLC/NEWINGTON/SACS PARTNERSHIP CLASS – WEATHER REPORTERS This term we are focusing on the topic of weather and seasons. Students were asked to compile a three day weather forecast on a city of their choice in China. Once they had...

Mandarin Menus

JUNIOR SCHOOL – STAGE 3 MANDARIN – CHINESE FOOD MENU With the introduction of iPads into Stage 3 in the Junior School it’s been a wonderful opportunity to explore the ways in which we can learn a language on a device and how to use the internet appropriately to find...

YouTube for Transport in Mandarin

YEAR 8 MANDARIN – TRANSPORT AND TIME – USING YOUTUBE We have been learning about different methods of transportation in China and how to tell the time. There are different ways to tell the time in China and it’s important to be able to say what time it really is! We...
Blogging

Blogging

Blogging certainly can be powerful, positive and a great tool for learning. This page will look at what blogging is, why blogging is great for learning and then also outline the makeup of blogs and some tips and tricks for blogging. Blogs are generally thought of as...