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Y1 Back To School Presentation


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Y1 Back To School Presentation

  1. 1. Year 1<br />Back To School<br />Evening<br />
  2. 2. IB learner profile video<br />Communication<br /><ul><li> E-mail
  3. 3. Communication folder
  4. 4. Website:
  5. 5. Portal – Year 1 Wiki page: </li></ul>Username: __________<br />Password: ______<br /><ul><li> Parent handbook</li></li></ul><li>ESL<br />Where to Find <br />More Information:<br /><ul><li> NIST website – Parent/Student portal – Elementary School – ESL
  6. 6. Parent Handbook Pp 27 - 29</li></ul>Translation Available in:<br />Chinese English<br />Japanese Korean<br />Thai <br />
  7. 7. How the world works <br />Plants and animals change according to the stages of their life cycle.<br />
  8. 8. How we organise ourselves<br />Systems are created to provide for the health and well-being of communities.<br />
  9. 9. Who we are<br />Relationships differ depending on the connections people have with each other.<br />
  10. 10. How we express ourselves <br />Communication requires more than just words to be effective.<br />
  11. 11. Where we are in Place and Time<br />Tourism promotes a perception of a place that may differ from reality for a range of reasons.<br />
  12. 12. Sharing the planet <br />People’s choices and actions impact their environment and community.<br />
  13. 13. Language Arts  <br />Speaking <br />and <br />Listening<br />
  14. 14. Writing<br />
  15. 15. Reading<br />
  16. 16. Home Reading / Homework<br />Year 1 homework guidelines P. 31 Elementary School Parent Handbook<br />Cuddle up and read<br />Reading Presentation for Parents Thursday 1st October.<br />
  17. 17. NIST MATHEMATICS PHILOSOPHY<br /><ul><li> Mathematics is a global language
  18. 18. It should address the demands of our rapidly changing world.
  19. 19. It should be taught as a way of thinking rather than as a fixed body of knowledge. </li></li></ul><li>Mathematics Overview for Year 1<br />Five Strands of Knowledge:<br />Number, <br />Pattern & Function<br />
  20. 20. Data Handling, Measurement, <br />Shape & Space.<br />
  21. 21. Problem Solving<br />There were 4 frogs on a lily pad. Two of them jumped into the water. How many frogs now?<br />Strategy used: acting out <br />
  22. 22. NUMERACY at NIST<br />Daily Numeracy - cover at least one hour of math time throughout the day.<br />Mental Calculation is taught on a daily basis (as part of the Numeracy program).<br /><ul><li>Students will be engaged in a Numeracy Focus for at least 5 hours per week. This may include integration with the Units of Inquiry.</li></li></ul><li>Occupational Therapist: Helps to get your child ready for Year One<br />These are very important skills.<br />Check lists developed with the OT (EY to Y1)<br />These are indicators of readiness to read, write and mental processing.<br /> Pencil grip M Sitting Supported sitting <br />
  23. 23. Thank You<br />