Most of us like to travel at some stage during the year. Get inspired by the journeys that families enjoy, some while continuing education of their children.
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6 October 2015
Wildzone adventures - Byards Wetland, Reynella East, Adelaide
Fed up with the kids getting square eyes but stuck for inspiration? Prepare to get your hands dirty when you join the City of Onkapringa for this free fun filled nature play event.
Date: Saturday 10 October
Time: 1 – 4 pm
Venue: Byards Road Wetland, Reynella East
Be inspired with some fantastic ideas on how to spend more family time playing outdoors and using your imagination in a natural setting. Activities include Ngarrindjeri weaving using native reeds and sedges, discover wetland birds and try pond dipping with nets to investigate the critters that live in the wetland, join a wetland habitat tour, construct a woodland cubby from twigs and branches, and much more.
No booking required, just turn up for some outdoor fun! For more information contact Tracy Fulton on 08 8384 0083.
Excellence in Professional Practice Conference 2016: Call For Papers
The Excellence in Professional Practice Conference (EPPC) is a conference presented by practitioners, for practitioners.
EPPC is for teachers, school leaders and researchers, teams collaborating for improvement in year levels, across a whole school, in clusters of schools, or partnering with external organisations.
Presenting at EPPC is an outstanding professional development activity for staff, schools and communities.
The theme for the 2016 Excellence in Professional Practice Conference is Collaboration. ACER is calling on all educators interested in sharing their practices with the broader educational community to submit presentations that exemplify a collaborative approach to improving learning. Click here for more information.
Mars On The Horizon - RIAUS
To help fuel and inform the STEM and space conversations that will no doubt be happening around the movie, The Martian by Andy Weir. A great story that has just been released as a blockbuster movie. RiAus has created clips on the science behind the movie. You could use these clips in the classroom to explore the idea of leaving Earth for another planet, the extensive STEM content and get to know some space experts; hear from the author, an astronaut, space archaeologist, space and planetary scientist and visual effects producer. Take a look at the video from RiAus.
The new Connecting Classrooms programme, running from 2015–2018, will build the capacity of 45,000 teachers and 12,000 school leaders worldwide to support them to integrate a range of core skills into the curriculum. The focus is on a focus on: digital literacy,
critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and imagination, student leadership, collaboration and communication, citizenship. Read more at Schools Online from the British Council.
Apple Watch save a teen's life and then receives a phone call from Tim Cook. an iPhone and an internship at Apple.
Paul Houle Jr., a 17-year-old Tabor Academy senior in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, discovered after practice one day that he had pain in his chest and back when taking deep breaths, along with a rapid heart rate. Read the story at Macrumours
Spring - A Time of Renewal and Spring Cleaning
Most of us like to give our homes a good Spring cleaning, not just in Spring, but throughout the year, but most products contain ingredients that we woud not use because we are unaware of what they can do to our health and environment. Commonly known as "nasty ingredients", so what can we do about them and keep our homes clean and safe for our children and ourselves...Read More
"The debate he (author Hans Andrews) puts forward is perennially valid and highly relevant in the current Australian education landscape. A school’s employees, in this case its teachers, need to feel appreciated and important to the school” -
Stephen Thomson, MACE- review in Professional Educator, Australian College of Educators
The most important thing to remember is, that not everyone is built of the same stuff when it comes to being able to create the necessary internal psychological structures – or mental 'grit' - to support themselves in times...
Discussing career options and gap years, travel with your teen
Leaving secondary school and stepping into the adult world can be a confusing time for any teenager, but with some careful planning and research the transition is bound to be a lot easier...
Inspiring Ideas for Fundraising
Give Your Child the Winning Edge
Recognition vs Merit Pay for Outstanding Teachers
Imagine the power of memory capacity and skill when shown how to improve memory through practice. Did you know that working memory is one of the elements underlying intelligence? ...
The majority of recognition programs existing only make one award a year no how many teachers there are in a K-12 school or college. Meet award winning teachers who share what a difference ...
Volunteers in schools
How to Run A Computer Club
Travelling with Children, the whole family will enjoy
School Lunch Box Ideas
& After School Snacks
Have you ever considered running a computer club to contribute to the school community? Unless you have technical knowledge and skills for working with computers you are probably thinking you don’t have the credentials. I thought that too, until I actually jumped in front of 30 kids...
Articles for travelling as a family, ideas, hints, tips to get the most out of yur family's travel and holidays.
Tasty school lunch box and after school lunch ideas, plus easy-to-make quick meals for the whole family without additives or preservatives ...
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