Treat others as you would like to be treated

I recently read a blog about this, and I wanted to share it with you. “Treat others as you would like to be treated – I am sure many of us would lose count of how many times we were reminded … Continued

Miracles at Main Arm

Two and a half weeks in and I have to marvel at this amazing school and the opportunities it offers for all our learners, including myself.  There are not many places where one day you can see our students extracting … Continued

The Learning Pit: Fostering a Growth Mindset

Have you ever felt stuck? Maybe you were working on something and had to read, then reread the information again but it’s still wasn’t necessarily connecting with you. Perhaps you were working on assembling something and couldn’t figure out quite … Continued

Students Extraordinaire

Last week saw our hardworking SRC have a major role in our Thank You Morning Tea. My deepest thanks to all our SRC members, Bethany, Adel, Rhiannon, Phoebe, Ulani, Sophie, Alita, Brayden, Jaber, Riley and Max who did an excellent … Continued

Celebrating Learning

The “Being a Lifelong learner” message, came out very clearly on our parent feedback forms. This is wonderful, it is what our staff believe as well. It is one of our core values. Next year we will continue to extend on these beliefs. We … Continued

Community Resilience: Learning from Christchurch

“Bounce back: Scientists know why some people rebound so well from setbacks.” “Further studies for children found that factors like having a tight-knit community, a stable role model and a strong belief in their ability to solve problems helped children … Continued

Poetry In Motion – Part 2

Here are some poems with a twist: Lab coat on the wall, Formula ready, Microscope on table, But no scientist! By Malachi   Golf by Teoha Gloves on, Golf clubs ready, Tee down, No ball!   Beach by Otto Sand … Continued

Learning is the Way!

George Matthew Adams said, “We can accomplish anything within our ability if we but think that we can.” “A life filled with regrets is a life wasted. Often we regret even more than the things we did do, the things … Continued

It’s Possible

On returning from New Zealand last week from our Visible Learning school study tour. I have been thinking about the schools that I visited and how best we can implement some of these ideas at Main Arm. As with any new … Continued