Number Investigations: Square and Triangular Numbers

As part of our investigation in number patterns students in SNC have been discovering the bizarre and sometimes (as Marlia described it) "Magic" properties of square and triangular numbers. Before the investigation prompt was provided, students were given the opportunity to explore the properties associated with square numbers and share their findings with the rest... Continue Reading →

Week 3 and 4 – the wrap!

So much has been happening in SNC its hard to know where to start! Here's a few updates: Maths Looking at the concept of number pattern is the focus for the beginning of the year. So far students have been investigating and learning about times tables, order of operations and various number properties. Workshops have... Continue Reading →

A-Maze-ing maths projects!

Throughout these past few weeks, the 'Rulers' maths workshop have been learning about measurement and geometry through a maths project that supported the students to apply their new knowledge through the 'wonderful world' of coding and design. Initially, students were given a student-friendly version of the measurement and geometry¬†Victorian curriculum and asked to highlight their... Continue Reading →

Week 1 and 2 – The wrap up!

So much has been happening in the past 2 weeks - some great learning occurring and some exciting times in SNC! Gardening excursion - planting at Merri Creek Last Tuesday students walked down to Merri Creek to plant the plants that we have been growing in the BEPS green house with the help of some... Continue Reading →

Weeks 4 and 5 – the wrap up!

  "Children need to be taught how to think, not what to think"¬†- Margaret Mead Ted, Elke, Emily and Winnie have been researching and organising our 'inspirational quote' board for the day whiteboard. This has been one of the favourites. 'Landscapes of Truth'¬† The gallery of truth was a huge success and it was so... Continue Reading →

Choosing from the (maths) menu!

This week during Maths Menu time, Su Nei Cieli students have had the opportunity to continue working on ongoing tasks, as well as challenging themselves with new open-ended tasks available on the menu. Maths Menu lessons provide the opportunity for the students to refresh, clarify and learn specific mathematical skills that they can transfer to... Continue Reading →

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