Our senior students have taken a new approach to learning this term. They have been busy designing a teaching and learning sequence using a topic of their choice to teach a small group of our junior school students. After weeks of planning and careful preparation the senior students set up learning spaces in the Multipurpose Room and taught their lessons to the very enthusiastic junior students.
Congratulations to all our senior students on their fantastic learning sequences – their thoughtful planning, delivery of their lesson and enthusiasm blew us away!
Popi – Our Adopted Orangutan Popi made a TV appearance In January this year, ABC’s Foreign Correspondent exposed the harrowing illegal pet trade, which along with deforestation is decimating wild orangutan populations. The story featured The Centre for Orangutan Protection, whose urgent work is to support orangutan rescues. Many of you would also have recognised the sweet face of infant orangutan Popi, who lives at the Rescue Centre and is being supported through our adoption program.
Ibu Hanstein has returned home from visiting our Sister School, SDN Timuran with stories to tell, photos and videos to share and some new resources that will add a touch of Indonesian culture and understanding to SJV.
Our junior school students have been learning all the colours of the rainbow. They have played lots of games, learned songs and painted their own rainbows. They are also learning to describe their hair and eye colour.
Check out some of their learning here:
So let’s learn those words for colour and practise them at home. Perhaps you could play a game like I Spy , but use colour. Ï spy with my little eye, something coloured …..” and use an Indonesian word for colour instead of English. That way the whole family will learn a new language. Here are the words to the song and the colours: