Welcome to Room 13 - Sonya Galbraith

Welcome to Room 13!

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In our class we use visible thinking routines to help us develop dispositional thinking as learners. We recognise that our Summerland values of Fun, Respect, Integrity, Success and Team will help us become future forward-thinking citizens.



INTRODUCING A NEW THINKING ROUTINE: CIRCLE OF VIEWPOINTS

This thinking routine encourages us to explore thinking from different viewpoints before making decisions and giving reasons to support their thinking

As part of their thinking about the effect of pests on our native birds students were given the provocation: 1080 poison- to ban or not to ban. Motivational levels were very high as students wrestled with balancing arguments and putting aside personal viewpoints.