Sunday, June 7, 2009

Melville Intermediate - ICT International Interaction

Later this week we're very excited to be looking at another Skyping Conversation. This will be taking place between ourselves and School in Australia. The Blogging All Stars have just finished Whale Rider the wonderful book by Witi Ihimaera They're looking to chatting with a class at Melville Intermediate. Their class blog can be accessed by clicking here.

As a reference point for what we're doing we're going to highlight again some of our cultural work this year - we've created Mihi, introductions, which was one of the very first things we did this year. We have also helped Mr Lamsheds class in Adelaide in their preparation for their audition for the Adelaide Schools Cultural festival, you can view that link here.

Also although its not work from 2009 this work is by the class that Mr Webb used to teach in Auckland. There's link to a series of poi making videos and instructional poi using videos. The students also prepared some videos relating to Rakau (stick games).

While we're on the subject of the coming week, Tuesday see's the Inter-Intermediate Waikato Netball Competition. Melville's Y8 Girls have been having a strong form in the lead up to the finals but Peachgrove Intermediate have been the dominate force in sport so far this year.


  1. Good luck with the netball on Tuesday. It sounds as though you all have a busy week ahead of you.I haven't read Whale Rider yet - maybe I'll read itin the next school holidays.

  2. We have heaps of ideas and we are making a t.v show to show all about the Dandenongs where we live. Have you got any questions for me about us?