Archive | March, 2017

FaceTime in the Classroom

One of my students lives a great distance from us. One afternoon he came to tell be he wouldn’t be in tomorrow as he had no way of getting to school. And asked if he could FaceTime with the class during the morning so he didn’t fall behind. ‘Sure’ I replied and we set it […]

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Technology Club

Technology Club. Mr Burro and myself have Technology Club every Friday from 3.15-4.00pm. Students apply and then are selected by classroom teachers. Approximately 6-8 students from each year group from Year 3-6. Students today are writing instructions to find a chess piece they have hidden in the classroom for another group. Learning about how instructions […]

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Pixel Art with Minecraft

My students investigated Pixel Art with selecting a favourite character from a story book they liked and creating a single block art pieces in Minecraft. Students were asked to show pictures taking during construction as proof of their own creation. Two great we’d like to share are; Lily did a great job creating Hedwig from […]

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Making Magnetic Slime

At Mother Teresa Catholic College, we Pride ourselves on the Walker Learning. One of the elements of Walker learning is Educational Research Projects (ERP) from Yr3-6. Students are assisted to unpack a serious of outcomes then linking them to the curriculum investigate a further project. Josh and Ethan decided they wanted to make magnetic slime […]

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