Category Archives: Techie Things

Inquiry into Hurricanes: 5B Send a Message of Aloha to Texas…Through Mele

Aloha e nå Ohana Kamehameha (Kamehameha Families) a me nå Ohana Honua (Our World Family), If you are reading this…we Mahalo (thank) you in advance for your køkua (help) to share our message with the people of the great state … Continue reading

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Busted… with a Growth Mindset!

BUSTED (v): Being caught in the act…of something PONO!   Aloha Ohana,   A look into our FISH!bowl….Every morning before oli, our class is full of excitement!  Our “prequel” to our day…Students are getting ready for the day, turning in … Continue reading

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Students Show Thinglink Talents…

The students were so blessed on Tuesday as they got a special visit from Mrs. Susan Oxnevad, the Director of Education of Thinglink.  Anake Susan was a teacher for 29 years in Chicago, IL prior to her joining Thinglink to … Continue reading

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What is Your Kuleana? Inquiry Project Continues….

The students have been continuing looking into the essential question:  What is Your Kuleana?  The students have extending their learning by following their passion on what they believe is their kuleana.  See the Thinglink summative assessments below to learn more … Continue reading

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Ohana Alert for the Week of Nov. 28-Dec. 2

Hi There 5B Ohana, Here’s the week at a glance, e kala mai so late! Mon., Nov. 28~Day 3: Kick off For Pennies for Pauahi Campaign…we would so appreciate your spare loose change that would go to help a family … Continue reading

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Continuing to DIVE into Inquiry…

The 5B FISH! are continuing our inquiry-based learning by “diving” into the essential questions: What is sustainability?  Why is sustainability an island issue?  Why is sustainability a global issue?  See the thinglinks of inital inquiry by students!  Tap on the … Continue reading

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Kamehameha Go!

Have you been wondering what’s happening with Kamehameha Go! now that we have liftoff?  We’ve been a very observant “school of FISH! watching excitedly & documenting what we witness!  The reactions and responses have been so positive! Some of our Kula … Continue reading

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3-2-1 LAUNCH!

Yes, we have lift off!  It is finally here!  The 5B students launched KAMEHAMEHA GO! today.  Take a look around our Kula Ha’aha’a campus to see their collective efforts.  The haumåna had the opportunity to turn a game that is … Continue reading

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Close Reading with High Interest Text: CCSS and Pokemon Go!

The students were hard at work “diving” into the Pokemon Go! text in class…high interest, real-world connections, & a whole lot of learning.  This assignment addressed the RI.5.2 (Reading-Informational text) to determine the main ideas of the text & explaining … Continue reading

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A Day of Remembrance…A Call for Reflection

Aloha e nå ka’u i’a! Today is Sept. 11, a day for remembrance in our nation, our world…words eluded me as I tried to write this, until I came across this cnn.com post “The 9/11 Children: What Can They Teach … Continue reading

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