Marionettes – take two

Marionettes – take two

The marionettes the year 6/7 students are making are nearing completion. This project has certainly captured their interest and I think the combination of tools use (pliers, side cutters, knives, hot glue guns etc), technical issues (stringing, balance, weight distribution) and aesthetics (painting, costume making and props) has meant there’s been something for everyone. I’m

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6/7 Tech Crew Triumph

6/7 Tech Crew Triumph

There are teaching days when … sigh. Ah well, there’s always tomorrow. Then there are days – or at least moments when … sigh. Are these kids amazing or what? The R-2 class taking the weekly assembly were pretty amazing. Some are only in their first few weeks at school, and there they are, using

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How does your skill set compare?

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has a very informative and practical list of skills for the 21st Century Teacher. Although it’s tempting to scan the ┬álist with a ‘yes, yes, no, maybe’ attitude the collected resource links are amazing and more than worth a browse. So … what did you score? Skills for the 21st

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PDF Expert

PDF Expert

iBooks is a good way to store and organise your pdfs. PDF Expert is a much better – in fact a great way – to store, organise, annotate and share your pdfs. Example: Whole day Australian Curriculum T & D, English / History focus (not my teaching areas). Download curriculum documents from the Australian Curriculum

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