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Posted on 18 April, 2019

Setting Our STEAM Foundation For The Future

Setting Our STEAM Foundation For The Future

STEAM is a vital part of Larrakeyah Primary’s curriculum and our commitment to 21st Century Learning. This term our STEAM Coordinator and team of delegates visited leading schools in Singapore and Melbourne to observe best practices in implementing an integrated STEAM program.

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Posted on 10 April, 2019

Visible Learning- 5 Korfias

Visible Learning- 5 Korfias

Learning Intention- We are learning about the states of matter and whether a state is reversible or irreversible. Success Criteria- I can name the 3 states of matter. Through experiments I can observe whether a state is reversible or irreversible.

Posted on 10 April, 2019

Writing Focus- 3 McManus

Writing Focus- 3 McManus

Learning Intention: We are learning to work collaboratively to write a persuasive text. Success Criteria: We can plan, write, edit and publish a persuasive text with a partner. The students each chose a topic of their choice, some of the topics included: Playing video games is bad for young children.…

Posted on 10 April, 2019

Math Focus- 5 Korfias

Math Focus- 5 Korfias

Addition Strategies. #1 is adding by place value. Some of the kids call it decomposing the number, which is perfectly fabulous. This is basically just adding a place at a time. What makes this way so great, is that it focuses on adding the value of each place, instead of just the number in the place.…

Posted on 28 March, 2019

Writing Focus- 2 Potts

Writing Focus- 2 Potts

Writing Task: Narrative. This term we have been learning about Fractured Fairytales. We have written our own fractured fairytales and are publishing them into a book. Learning Intention: We are learning how you use description in our writing. Success Criteria: I can use adjectives in my writing to describe…

Posted on 28 March, 2019

Visible Learning- Transition Irwin

Visible Learning- Transition Irwin

In Transition Irwin we have been learning to be Critical Thinkers by problem solving every Friday in Math. Students have been practicing the problem solving process of ‘See, Plan, Do, Check’ whereby they select their own method of how to solve the problem using either concrete materials or drawings.…

Posted on 13 March, 2019

Visible Learning - Year 1/ 2 Zikos

Visible Learning - Year 1/ 2 Zikos

In 1/2 Zikos we have been learning to write Narratives. In this lesson we focused on character traits and tried to describe the appearance of our main character (outside), his/her personality and feelings (inside). Learning Intention: We are learning to write Narratives.Success Criteria: I can describe…

Posted on 13 March, 2019

Writing Focus- Transition Jain

Writing Focus- Transition Jain

Casey Caterpillar HandwritingLearning Intention: We are learning to form the Casey Caterpillar shapes correctly.Success Criteria: I can form the shapes correctly.I can listen to the name of the shape and draw it correctly on the branch.We listened to the ‘Casey Caterpillar’ story. When they heard one…

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