Day 8: Final Day

We can’t quite believe it’s been the last day for us at Stonefields.  These last two weeks have been such an amazing experience.  Today’s post will be about our learning from today, and we will post an update providing a summary and overall reflection of our experience at some point over the weekend. Today was… More Day 8: Final Day

Day 7: Core Literacies

As Sam has posted, today we connected with Wendy Rundle who is an expert in literacy development, and was involved in the development of the reading progressions at Stonefields. There were two main parts of our learning today: how reading is taught at Stonefields, and how reading is used to learn at Stonefields. Firstly, Wendy… More Day 7: Core Literacies

E-Learning & Reading

Today we were lucky enough to have an afternoon talking to Wendy Rundle about how the teaching of reading works at Stonefields. Both Marc and I came out of the conversation, once again, with a spinning brain and a head full of ideas, Stonefields amazed us at how ahead of the game they are. Wendy’s… More E-Learning & Reading

Day 4

  Today kicked off with a Professional Learning session, reflecting on the fair and with an input from the University of Auckland on a digital learning project. Once school started, we spent the day in Hubs 5,8 and 9.  The hub is a big learning space for around 100 children, with various teaching spaces available.… More Day 4

Day 3: Break through!

Today has been really insightful into the break through learning.  Starting the day in Reception and seeing the progress through to Year 4/5, it is has been really interesting to understand and infer the importance of break through to the Stonefields culture. Learners are guided to make choices about avenues of exploration.  In the EYFS,… More Day 3: Break through!