Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Latest Technology Opens Our Minds To A Whole New World


Google Cardboard accessible to Rowandale School Students

Google Expeditions enabled us to see the World

Pikachus Tour The World 

We explored Antarctica, El Capitan and the Carribean 

Matrix-like tech empowers the pen

Our experience transferred into our writing 

Virtual Reality Helping To Raise Achievement

Go to https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/ for the latest news, events, offers and to find out more about Google Cardboard 

Monday, 23 November 2015

Learning Co-operatively

Liongi showing Ropeti the strategy he used

Class Brainstorm of Co-operation

Joseph using table group strategy with Lilly and Christian (co-operative group)
keeping a close eye on his process

Kakariki Co-operative Learning Group enjoyed discussing methods

Tracy was an excellent Co-operative Learning Group Leader
She enjoyed using tuakana-teina in her strongest subject
Here Tracy is showing Hope her 'steps to success'

Tyson monitoring Jason's progress with his chosen strategy

An engaged and co-operative group
These learners were on fire!

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Learning about Flight at Motat

It was exciting, fun, inspiring, enjoyable and educational!

 The boys were intrigued and enraptured.  It was awesome to see inquiry lead to the reading of entire walls of information as Rowandale students eagerly searched for new learning!

Our class highlight was learning about and experimenting with the four main forces which affect flight...


Tuesday, 8 September 2015


Powerful Pikachu's had a wonderful week celebrating and learning to use Tongan language.  A highlight was contributing to the Rowandale School Tapa not to mention enjoying our class mates as they looked and performed beautifully and proudly feat. the Rowandale School Pacifika Group