Mid-Pacific Institute: 1/2 Tokuhama

1/2 Tokuhama

Ho'olaulea Fun!

Posted on March 16, 2018

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Previous Classroom Updates

Creating Legends in Hawaii

Posted on March 8, 2018

Over the past couple of months, the students have enjoyed sharing different cultural stories and legends in class. They have also been looking for more of these stories on our elementary library visits and selecting legends as their story of...

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Grandparents' Day

Posted on March 2, 2018

This week our elementary school celebrated Grandparents' Day at Mid-Pacific. It is a wonderful time for the students to share about their learning, spend quality time, and "talk story" with their grandparents. We also love the opportunity to appreciate our...

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Developing Theories in Student Learning

Posted on February 22, 2018

Throughout the year, the students have been enhancing their skill of developing theories in their learning. Often times a theory can be understood as making a prediction or hypothesis, but it requires a much deeper thinking process for the students....

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Coding in the Classroom

Posted on February 15, 2018

This week the students have been identifying the influences of computer science in our everyday world. They have shared that "computers and technology make our video games, help us with cooking dinner at home, make our Mid-Pacific t-shirts, create movies...

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Our Family Trees

Posted on February 6, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks, the students have been working on a big home project! Following their assembly presentations on sharing family stories and artifacts, the students were asked to put together a family tree with the help of...

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Building Empathy in the Classroom

Posted on January 31, 2018

As part of Harvard University's study on student learning, our Mid-Pacific Institute students are participating in some activities from the Making Caring Common Project. The goal of our activities is to enhance our student's ability to exercise empathy in and...

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Keeping Our Family History Alive

Posted on January 25, 2018

The students did such a great job presenting at our elementary assembly on Thursday! They have learned so much about their family history, stories, culture, and background. Our visit to Hawaii's Plantation Village was such a meaningful experience for our...

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