# #ShareOurLearning

## Gathering Learning from around Scotland

August 14, 2020
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## Vedic Square Experiments

Over the last couple of days we have been learning about Vedic squares. We started by making a times table square and then working out the digital root of each answer to get a vedic square. When the experimented with the patterns made on the squares. Next we repeated the square using numbers on our … Continue reading “Vedic Square Experiments” Continue reading

March 10, 2020
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## Cardboard Engineers part 1

The Biggies are spending the day tinkering and engineering. Already we have used our maths skills, measuring, dividing and knowing about the properties of shape; Our problem solving; practical skills and helping each other when two hands are not enough. Our next steps will involve more problem solving and practical skills to get our cams … Continue reading “Cardboard Engineers part 1” Continue reading

February 20, 2020
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## Maths Escape!

The Biggies had a very exciting morning with Mr Dorman from the @PedagogyTeamNLC. Quick reactions included: We enjoyed the challenge. It made us use different sets of skills. It really made us think. We used our maths skill. We will reflect on our learning and post some more. Continue reading

January 10, 2020
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## First Week Highlights 2020

A few nice things from this school week. We were doing some character description in our writing today. We watched The OceanMaker, which is a great video and the pupils wrote short pieces of text focusing on describing Katrina. They produced some great work. Jonah came up with: Katrina was gently holding her big wound. … Continue reading “First Week Highlights 2020” Continue reading

November 15, 2019
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## Scale Model Dens

The Biggies are great den builder at playtime. In this wee project we made scale models of dens by making scale models of the pallets, tarps and pipes in the playground. We measured all of these in the playground, scaled the size down and made mini pallets, pipes and tarps. We used these to make model … Continue reading “Scale Model Dens” Continue reading

May 3, 2019
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## Function Machines

The Biggies have been learning about Function Machines during maths. They made their own machines using scratch. Here are links to the first ones finished, click through and see if you can guess or work out what the functions are: We will add more machines next week. Continue reading

September 25, 2018
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## Playground trees

This morning we were finding out about the trees in our playground. We measured the height of trees with our clinometers. We measured the circumferences of the trees and used a webpage to estimate how old the trees were. We took photos of the trees, their leaves, bark and fruit. Skills: maths skills: measuring, calculation … Continue reading “Playground trees” Continue reading

May 3, 2017
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## Long Division in the Sun

Awe took advantage of the weather to get out and discuss how to solve long division calculations. I  a quick play with the newish clips app at lunch time, I hope the Biggies will be able to make better movies than this. Continue reading

October 5, 2016
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## 3D shape movie

In maths we had made movies about shapes and the nets how they fit and join together. We had to make it with different shapes. They were made by the app the lego movie, what you would do is you would take pictures of the shapes and move them around to make it look real. You could … Continue reading “3D shape movie” Continue reading