Enhancing Literacy Opportunities School-Wide: Oracy & Sentence/Thinking Stems

In Week 4, during the Learning Hub Staff Professional Development session, myself and Melissa Mulholland presented to staff about ways in which we can facilitate effective use of language in our classrooms to encourage students to improve their literacy and be critical thinkers at the same time. The concept this stems from is Oracy and…

STEM in the Hub

During this term STEM activities have been thick on the ground in the Hub ranging from local primary students making chocolate moulds and musical instruments to lunch time programming. Along with these activities students from the Wirreanda Unit have been in the Hub once a week to make squishy circuits. Squishy circuits involve conductive and…

Concept & Create Expo

As a passionate believer in developing the innovation, problem finding and design thinking skills of young people, I tried to contain my excitement in visiting the Concept and Create Expo at ASMS. This concept, led by Feresh (@Feresh99) at the school, had Year 10 students go through a number of processes culminating in this Expo. With…