This week in the 4/5N we have seen an increased level of activity in the studio as students continue with the production of their scaled prototypes. A number of students have confidently demonstrated their openness to new ideas by seeking feedback about their prototype by sharing it in front of the neighbourhood. The provided feedback […]
Historical Acceptance is key to reconciliation in Australia. Historical acceptance means that Australians recognise, understand, and accept the wrongs of the past and the impact of these wrongs on First Peoples and ensure that the wrongs of the past never happen again. Historical acceptance cannot occur without truth-telling. Telling the truth about our history not
At camp in Benloch, the students demonstrated impressive independence, resilience and teamwork. In response, they have been writing newspaper articles based on their experience, choosing an event to describe and selecting their own ‘angle’ for the story. Some students have even interviewed other children for their article, for example to find out public opinions relating
Inquiry: The excursion to the museum was really fun and was really important for continuing our change investigation and the question ‘What changes and what stays the same?’. Based on student thinking whilst at the museum the inquiry has shifted into two areas of interest, Earth and Daily Life, and the changes the occur and how
Hello everyone! It has been a busy but amazing start to the year! Last week we spent time getting to know each other and our neighbourhood. We did this through doing lot’s of work around the neighbourhood expectations of Looking after our neighbourhood, Looking after each other and Helping each other learn. We created different ways
Over the last few days we have been exploring measurement as a system in maths. A provocation was set up for students to start their brains thinking about how we figure out the size of things. On Monday, a square was drawn on the ground in chalk and the students were given the very minimal
This week in maths, we looked at counting large groups of things, and the best way we can do that. We started off with a workshop on Tuesday with the problem – Mr Wonka has asked the Oompa Loompas to organise and count the lollypops to get them ready for shipping to the candy stores.
Whilst exploring our Big Idea of Systems, the children have discovered that the system of time helps us make sense of the world. Using calendars helps everyone remember when our birthday is, the bell rings at 3:30 to let us know when it his home time and the oven timer dings when our dinner is