Curriculum integration at Waikino

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Lauren Bartram, Lead teacher at Wakino Primary shares how answering one question can lead you on a truly integrated learning experience. With so many curriculum areas, a real purpose/context helps us to understand why we need to minimise our impact on … Continue reading

Water is the thread

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Many schools are exploring their local waterways this year.  It’s a rich and meaningful learning area, and a topic lively debate as New Zealand struggles with issues of water rights, what constitutes ‘healthy water’ and the complexities associated with a resource … Continue reading

Waste not, Want not . . . revisiting Zero Waste

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The theme area of Zero Waste is one that many schools embrace in response to an easily identified situation in the school grounds. This often starts with a discussion (staffroom and classroom) about what the issue is and then is … Continue reading

Everything is Connected at Hamilton Gardens

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Last Wednesday was a wonderful example of how children learn by doing, as 250 students from 26 Enviroschools joined together at Hamilton Gardens to celebrate the year’s theme of ‘whanaunatanga’. We were welcomed by the beautiful voices of Hillcrest Normal Kapahaka … Continue reading