Archive | July, 2016

Coding(Hour of)

Year 8  STEM Incursion – Hour of Code. Students rotated through three STEM activities for the day. Making edible cars, programming droids and drones using coding and launching a paratrooper. Students started with Hour of Code resources, depending on the student ability and interest determined where they started. I must say Star Wars got a good 75% […]

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Emoji Books

Thought these were interesting. And a great way to encourage some readers. Given a passage with the emoji’s in translate them back into english language or find a passage from the newspaper and use emoji’s to add a lighter or darker, or more expensive set of information. A project to trial in Big Ideas.

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