Curriculum night

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Curriculum night

  1. 1. Grade 6 Wed 18 Sept 2013
  2. 2.  What do you value in Education?  Units of Inquiry  The Written Curriculum  Literacy  Math  Home Learning  Key Events  Communication  Computers  Student Portfolios Agenda
  3. 3. What do you value in Education?
  4. 4. Units of Inquiry Who We Are 26 Aug – 27 Sept Sharing the Planet 30 Sept – 15 Nov Where We Are in Place and Time 18 Nov – 20 Dec How We Organize Ourselves 6 Jan – 30 Jan How We Express ourselves EXHIBITION 11 Feb – 25 April How the World Works 28 April – 6 June
  5. 5. The Written Curriculum ProgrammeOverview
  6. 6. Literacy http://sites.cdnis.edu.hk/school/ls/language-in-the-pyp/
  7. 7. Math  RUCSAC: problem solving strategy  POW: problem of the week  10 Minute Mental Math  : Home study Learning Math model Number Pattern & Function Shape & Space Measurement Data Handling 5 Strands
  8. 8. Grade 6 Math Overview Mathematics Learning Outcomes
  9. 9. Home Learning Reading: 30 minutes a night CDNIS Policy: 60 minutes a night Grades 3-6 The allocated time includes that which is assigned including Chinese Studies and instrument practice. Project work may extent this homework time on occasion. Students in Advanced Chinese classes can expect to spend more time on homework than other students. Ongoing: Process journals, blogs, reading, instrument practice, mental math practice, Mathletics, Moodle * No weekend or holiday homework
  10. 10. Computers Student computers are used throughout the day in most disciplines.  A computer case is required to bring it home  Computers must be returned to school fully charged.  Computers go home for school work ONLY and for no more than 1 hour of work.  Parents can determine if their child can play computer games at home after work is completed.  Computers will begin going home for a few nights a week and gradually for extended times starting MONDAY.
  11. 11. Key Events 3 Way Learning Reviews: 26 – 27 Sept Grade 6 Camp: 2 - 4 Oct 6A Assembly: Friday 11 Oct Young Americans: 15-16 Nov PYP Exhibition:7-11April 2014 Grade 6 Celebration: 6 June
  12. 12. Communication  Blogs (students, teachers, class, specialists, Lower School) http://sites.cdnis.edu.hk/teachers/joa nnesandul  E-mail joannesandul@cdnis.edu.hk  Flash (weekly)  Spotlight (twice a year)  School Website: www.cdnis.edu.hk
  13. 13. Student Portfolios
  14. 14. Thank you for coming! Please join us for refreshments in the school lobby!

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