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Voice, Choice, and Ownership

Voice, Choice, and Ownership

Grade 1 did a fantastic job sharing valuable reflections that will help us guide the path to more learning. At ABIS, we value student agency and hearing what children have to say because we know that this is the foundation of becoming resilient and responsible...

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Memories are made of this . . .

Memories are made of this . . .

This week was all about our memories as we were reflective about our year in Grade 1. Distance Learning will make memories none of us expected to have! As many of our families prepare for an Eid that will not bring familiar festivities, Grade 1 wants to remind us of...

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Being Balanced Challenge.

Being Balanced Challenge.

Grade 1 have been building their learning power by finding ways to be balanced learners. We tried ‘tic-tac-toe’ to make 3 in a row! Get some ideas for being healthy and happy by enjoying our challenge photos below! Awesome effort Grade 1😊👍 Jumana and Aysha communicate...

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Celebrating Ramadan in Grade 1

Celebrating Ramadan in Grade 1

This is special time of year in our community and my learners have been sharing some of their Ramadan experiences - showing that even if we can’t be together at school we can still learn about each other and enjoy belonging to our special class. Enjoy these beautiful...

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House Points

House Points

Students across school are still earning house points. We will continue to keep track in houses. Here is the current tally of points Keep showing off your use of good Approaches to Learning and your attributes of the Learner Profile. Here is to all of us doing good...

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Creative Thinkers in Grade 1

Creative Thinkers in Grade 1

Learning has no limits or boundaries. Grade 1 students continue developing skills and knowledge in so many ways. From personal projects, such as writing a comic book, and taking new challenges, as some children are involved with their sibling's activities, the road to...

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SKIPPING CHALLENGE

SKIPPING CHALLENGE

Over the past 4 weeks students in Grades 1, 5 and 6 have been taking part in a skipping unit. Many students made great progress with their skipping and by the end of the unit could do some amazing tricks. The top three in each grade earnt house points. Grade 1 Carole...

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Using learning power in Grade 1

Using learning power in Grade 1

We were using the power of our ‘thinking’ to help us try out new things this week. We know new things don’t always work the first time but if we keep trying ideas and thinking about how to get better we will solve problems and be more powerful learners. Check out the...

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We’re caring for our class community.

We’re caring for our class community.

This is our special place. We have a special place on SeeSaw, it is like a big, red letter box and it is helping us to take care of each other in our class community. Just because we don’t see each other everyday, it doesn’t mean we don’t think about our class and...

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Skip, Skip, Skipping

Skip, Skip, Skipping

Over the last few weeks grades 1, 5 and 6 have been undertaking a skipping challenge. Their efforts have seen some of them improve their skills to an unbelievable level. Special mention to Renée, Emma, Rawan and JJ in grade 6. Mohammed Q, Christopher and Zainab in G5...

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Rainbows of hope in Grade 1.

Rainbows of hope in Grade 1.

This week we would like to spread some hope in this time of uncertainty. In Grade 1, we found out from Miss Simone’s Grade 3s that children all over the world were working to spread some positive thoughts by making and displaying beautiful rainbows in their windows....

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Learning through the journey of life

Learning through the journey of life

School is a precious place where we come together to learn; yet, learning happens everywhere we go. This week Grade 1 took the time to reflect about how they continue developing skills and the learner profile from home. Students also had fun celebrating Wacky...

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Wacky Wednesday PE

Wacky Wednesday PE

A big thank you to all who participated in Wednesday’s Wacky Day PE. There was lots of fun and crazy PE activities happening.🤪🤪🤩🏃🏼‍♂️

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Creative Communicating in Grade 1

Creative Communicating in Grade 1

Wow, what a week! We had fun on Wacky Wednesday but because we were not at school we had to find other ways to share our wacky ways. I learnt lots about SeeSaw making my “silly selfie” and so did the other crazy people in Grade 1 There were lots of examples of...

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Valuable learning experiences

Valuable learning experiences

We completed another successful week of distance learning, thanks to the ongoing parent support and dedication. As we work together, school and families, we become a stronger community. This week the children in Grade 1 asked questions and shared their understanding...

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Working from home in Grade

Working from home in Grade

Sultan’s having fun - and writing about his at home adventures. I really miss school - but there is so much learning going on in Grade 1. We are being terrific communicators and sharing our learning on SeeSaw. Here is just a taste of what’s been going on . . ....

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We are connected no matter what!

Thank you Grade 1 superb learners and parents for making our first week with distance learning worth while. I enjoyed watching how you have extended your learning at home by making up new words for our morning song, creating story boards for your fort stories, playing...

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Learning at home in Grade 1

Learning at home in Grade 1

It has been a very strange week and we are all missing not being at school! Strange isn’t always ‘bad’ - just different! Here are some creative ways Grade 1 learners have been using their learning time at home. Jumana is a creative learner. Reem wrote and shared a...

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Learning in so many ways

Learning in so many ways

Grade 1 had a busy week developing skills, knowledge, and awareness. The children collaborated during math activities, inquired about stories, observed our compost model, and measured the beans and baby corn we planted in the farm. Last but not least, we visited our...

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ABIS achievement in Quran Competition

ABIS achievement in Quran Competition

congratulate ABIS for the great achievement in Quran Competition which was done by Lamar Al Mamari G5 Durra Yousif Al Abdulsalam G4 Rawnaq Al Rubaie G2 Indeed, during this week, the students finished the last stage of the competition Students are eligible to...

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