Ingredients of our Play-based room (self-directed play (8.30/ 8.45-10am…
Ingredients of our Play-based room
Daily, focussed sessions
Chances to 'create' using phonics being learnt that day
reading nook / reading tent
daily group guided/shared reading
not just in book - clipboards/ chalks outside
chances to publish in different ways
Drawing story and using iPad to record oral story
Explore the Daily Cafe for
link to letter explaining daily 5 to
use daily 5 and daily cafe whilst we are doing group reading and writing
board with priority students visible to all teachers :star:
use PBL 'discovery time' to assess kids on the task
habits / dispositions
usual phonics/letter/ maths/writing/reading assessments - do in a cycle to avoid needing to do all at once
maths area for child-led exploration
focussed daily maths sessions -
1 grp with T, one practicing what they learnt yesterday, one grp games / exploartion
maths group boxes for children to revisit themes
estimates jar etc every morning
Routines - ideas!
hand bell to signal children to carpet
xylophone for stop
Relationships - our big idea - CONTINUED ON SEPARATE COGGLE
ingredients for a great friendship?
kia kaha prog
who are we?
Create a digital pepeha - with buddies??
between 2 things
interdependence - animals
Relationship with where we live - DH
8.30/ 8.45-10am 'discovery'
always stations available during day
water / sand, creating, construction, role play, maths area, writing table, reading nook
inside and outside areas - maximise outside time whilst still warm
reporter and photographer
Have photos in a slide show running each morning for parents
Play Pod/Loose Parts Shed
Puppet shows they can create
Dot and Dash
Coding apps on iPads
outdoor chalk boards
outdoor easel / chalkboards
Cooking sessions linked in with TK garden
Flower garden for picking
COMMUNICATION / TALK
work / follow ups from lessons on weebly / blog /
face to face
emails - tell them the good stuff!
wriiten feedback on seesaw
oral feedback/ reflection
During PBL time - teacher to extend children thro questionning
maori phrases at stations and around the room to encourage more talk
aid transition to school
signing directions / instructions for
Can students feedback on their learning / play using language of our school values?
Shared ideas - feel free to add!