Wednesday, 10 February 2016

The Present

Check out this short animated film...The Present.

“The Present” is based on a comic strip by the very talented Fabio Coala and was adapted and animated for screen by Jacob Frey for his school thesis. It’s been screened at over 180 film festivals around the world and has won 50 awards.

To practice your 'blog commenting/replying' answer this question...

What do you think is the MAIN message in this short film? What is the creator trying to make us all think about?

You should click on the 'comment' tab and reply to me with your thoughts:)

FM to GM

This morning we made some inferences about 


Then we discussed these FIXED MINDSET statements we hear from people sometimes...

Then the kids set to work in groups to come up with some alternative GROWTH MINDSET statements we want to make sure we are using instead!

If we want to embed this mindset into classroom these need to be heard regularly... and I already hear it happening amongst the learners. (They keep saying 'sorry' when they hear themselves commenting in a 'fixed mindset'!) and then change what they have said! 

Nice work today theONE6 whanau...AND a Tweet Task which wrapped up our learning today! I loved their summary of Growth Mindset in 140 characters! Here is the Storify of their tweets...