Author Archives: lisa.di

Under construction

KG are constructing and we need your help. We need donations of boxes, old scrap materials, plastic bottles – anything that you think the students could use to construct a machine with. Send them into KG now as construction has begun… … Continue reading

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Numicon in the Early Years

Thank you to the parents who were able to support the workshop today regarding Numicon in the classroom. Below is a video explaining how numicon is used at KIS from EY1-EY3 (KG). Learning moves from exploring the resources, to beginning … Continue reading

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KGB PE Change of date

Hello KGB Parents Due to clashes of PE with the primary swim gala, KGB will not have PE Friday, 3rd May. Our re-scheduled lesson will be Thursday 2nd May at 9am. Students are to wear PE uniform to school and … Continue reading

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World Book Week – April 23-26.

wbw1 First week of Term 3 we will be celebrating the love of books with World Book Week. We have lots of activities during the week and also we encourage parents to come read with us. If you would like … Continue reading

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Reading at Home Workshop

Thank you to those parents who  joined Ms Kirsten and myself this morning at our Reading at Home Workshop. I have attached the presentation for those unable to attend. Ms Lisa http://online.fliphtml5.com/qyos/xuun/ Reading at Home

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Grade 4 Book Drive

Thank you to those parents who have dropped off books to KG to support the Grade 4 Book Drive. As you can see, we have had a large number of books already donated. 134 books donated so far. There is a … Continue reading

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Research: The importance of practicing reading

Research: Why Reading Practice Is Essential for Literacy Growth More reading equates to greater vocabulary gains… Renaissance Learning. (2019). What kids are reading: World’s largest annual study of K–12 reading habits: 2019 edition. Wisconsin Rapids, WI: A huge gap exists … Continue reading

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KG Christmas Party: Giraffes Can’t Dance

Parents KG will be performing a quick play based on the book Giraffes Can’t Dance. Each child has been given a role. If you know that you will not be here next Wednesday, please let your class teacher know. We … Continue reading

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Unit of Inquiry: Expression (Artifacts)

Unit of Inquiry: Expression (Artifacts) Artifacts are a way of beginning conversations about our inquiry with the students. It allows students to showcase their understanding of what we might be learning and connect to something from their own experiences. Our … Continue reading

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