Mrs Gardnerís Group
This Group, run on Nurture Group principles, takes children in Year 3 and 4 who need extra help with Literacy and Numeracy or who require an individual approach to their behaviour and attitude to learning.
When first introduced to Learning Logs the children found them daunting. The temptation was to provide work with set answers but even that did not ensure it was completed. The children might be proud of having done their Learning Log but not of their work. We thought that this was defeating the purpose of Learning Logs. So we decided to choose a weekly topic that was not necessarily part of the curriculum but was related to the everyday life of the group.
We spend a lot of time in class suggesting ways in which learning can be shown, encouraging children to collaborate and share ideas and providing pictures and wordlists.
The majority of children are now enthusiastic about their Learning Logs and are becoming more creative and imaginative.
Stephen's Learning Log
Brodie's Learning Log