Tag Archives: persistence

Learning through Play

I was on playground duty yesterday in the infants area, watching the smallest students play together. Learning as they did through negotiation, imagination and physical fun. While I was there I watched a small group of year one students plan, devise, create, test and modify a game. No doubt inspired by the Olympics, the game involved jumping from a


I watched a really interesting documentary this week, ‘Life at Five’. which followed on from ‘Life at Three’ and ‘Life at One’. Incidentally I watched it on our  i-pad using the ABC iview app and the program is still available if you are interested. Five years ago eleven Australian children were handpicked to follow on