Monday, March 10, 2014

Children locking onto learning

One of the most exciting moments you experience as a kaiako working with children is when a child locks onto learning.  Once children see themselves as learners, capable and competent to learn new skills and develop new knowledge there is no stopping their endeavour.
This is evident everyday as we watch children  persevering with difficulty and challenging themselves further alongside their peers.

Life Vest Inside - Kindness Boomerang - "One Day"


Such a simple concept with a huge impact. Teachers have been talking about kindness in our work with children, each other and our community. A simple task each day; it could be give someone a smile, acknowledge them for something, say Hi, say Thank you, bake a cake....... This is my challenge, how about make it yours. Let us know how you get on.
check out this website to learn and think more about kindness.

RAK Day - Random Acts of Kindness Day 1st September 2014

As a community wouldn't it be great to think about ways we could do random acts of kindness as a community for other people, how would the children be involved? - post your thoughts here.