Welcome to Our Class Blog

We are an International School located in Yangon, Myanmar. This blog is a collaboration between Thalun secondary students (grades 6-10) and their teachers. Please check back often to learn more about us and to read our posts.  You can also find our class links and see a detailed week by week lesson plan of what we are learning here.

8th Grade Goal Animations

In ICT class we are learning animation, design, and visual communication. Recently each student created a “Goals Animation” using the free online animation software Powtoon.

Here are the results of our first experiment. Click on each student’s name to also see their biography.


Myat

As a great motivational speaker, Jim Rohn, once said:

“Our life goal is like a life jacket that will immediately lift us up when we are sinking emotionally.”

You may not notice it, but the goals you keep with you guide your way forward in life. You are able to maintain a clear path on your long journey. That’s the importance of these goals. They give you a purpose. I personally feel that it’s important to have at least one, even if they’re way out of your reach. You’ve just got to try and try and keep trying. Sometimes it takes 10 years to get that one year that will change your life.

Trust me, it’s all worth it in the end.

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6th Grade Goal Animations

In ICT class we are learning animation, design, and visual communication. Recently each student created a “Goals Animation” using the free online animation software Powtoon.

Here are the results of our first experiment. Click on each student’s name to also see their biography.



Baby

Hi ! Today I’m going to show you my goals and dreams.

All people have goals and dreams. We all are making our dreams come true. We all might have been wild and crazy when we were younger but now is the time to make our dreams come true.

I hope you enjoy!

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9th & 10th Grade Goal Animations

In ICT class we are learning animation, design, and visual communication. Recently each student created a “Goals Animation” using the free online animation software PowToon.

Here are the results of our first experiment. Click on each student’s name to also see their biography.



Jonathan
-Grade 10

I am merely an arrow set free from a bow. I will seldom waver in the air, but rest assured…. I won’t miss my targets. This video will show you what those targets are.

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Meet Grade 3: Introductions

What is your name? Amara
Where do you come from? Yangon
What are your favorite things to do? Playing Prodigy
What are your biggest strengths? badminton
Tell us a surprising or little known fact about yourself. Last month I fell down into my swimming pool.

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Hi my name is Amara. I want a hamster but my mom said I can’t have one. So sometimes I am sad. I have a  big swimming pool and a big house. Today I will swim. Tomorrow when I come back home I will swim and call my friends.

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Meet Grade 5: Introductions

Priscilla

Hey! My name is Priscilla and I love to take pictures of animals like my dog. I also like to edit pictures. I love drinking my favorite drinks and I love dogs!  I want to learn how to use Photoshop or how to do a fan sign. A fan sign is way of drawing digitally. I also love to use my phone.

Hanging out with my best friends, siblings or cousins are also one of the things I love to do. I was born on August 31st 2007 and my favorite color is blue for now.

 

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The reason I chose this picture is because I like to use my phone and laptop while photographing/editing. And also to drink a really good drink I like. I also like to write and scribble things while doing those things too. The bed looks cozy there too and who doesn’t love to snuggle up in a cozy bed?

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What We Are Up To (In ICT Class)

Hey there. Just checking in.

Thalun secondary students (grades 6-10) have been taking Information & Communication Technology classes since November 2017.

We’re now well into the 3rd trimester and everyone has just finished up their digital illustrations (made in class using the free imaging program Gimp) and second blog posts detailing animals studied during last trimester’s Week Without Walls.

 

The Illustration Project (1)

Illustrations by (clockwise): Jessica Glass (Grade 6), Charming Khin Phone Kyaw (Grade 6), Tony Aung Khant Htin Lin (Grade 7), Angeline Myat Phone Sint (Grade 8), Wine Pyae Pyae Phyo (Grade 7), and Swe Yee Wint (Grade 7)

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