Category: Professional Development

Growth Mindset and Animation with GooRoo

Week 7 started for staff on Tuesday after the Adelaide Cup public holiday with a whole school conference dedicated to developing our Australian Curriculum implementation. The day kicked off though with a session on Growth Mindset with Rhoni McFarlane. How can we promote a #growthmindset? @WirreandaSS Staff are spending time exploring this today pic.twitter.com/ub7fSj7tOs —…

Getting into the Swing

The Learning Hub is noticeably busier now that classes are in full swing with diverse learning activities taking place. Health classes are starting their year with in-depth plans for health improvement throughout the year and are using a variety of media tools to document these plans as well as displaying their current health status using…

Off to a Busy Start

This week saw a wide range of classes utilising the Learning Hub with students from years 8 through to 12 in subjects including Health, Outdoor Ed, English, Science, Psychology, SOSE, Geography, SSC (Specialist Sports Course) VET Sport and Recreation, the Unit and the Nunga Room. It was also wonderful to see new staff members already booking zones and accessing…

Term Teachmeet and Finalising Projects

The last week of term saw several classes in the Learning Hub completing tasks, making final edits on movies or finalising assessment pieces. Ms Bell’s class completed and handed in their house plans, Ms Bryant’s students completed their Fast Food tasks and on Wednesday the Sport and Rec students completed their First Aid training in…

More Literacy and Numeracy

On Tuesday the 9th of September Wirreanda Secondary School had a student free day in our Learning Hub that focused on the Australian Curriculum and specifically, Literacy and Numeracy. The morning session started with Ros Cord-Udy (@UdyRos), the Limestone Coast’s curriculum implementation officer unpacking the Australian Curriculum’s Literacy and Numeracy capabilities and allowing faculties to…