This week ,as you would all know was Book Week – and today was our big celebration of costume, song, creativity, drama and action. A big thanks to Mrs. Bergin who put the day together – it was a lot of fun. Here are some pics from our day.
Today – Tuesday -23rd August – Gerard – shared his STORY with us his experiences living with a disability. He was born with Spina -Bifida and has learned not only to overcome this and shine throughout his entire 21 years. HE HAS LEARNT TO SAY “YES I CAN!!!!”
He hopes to participate in the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. His story was inspirational.
Elva – I thought that it was interesting that you can do lots and lots of things.
Sam – I thought it was really good that he could share his knowledge and experiences.
Today a few members of our class started using CS-First to help us learn more about coding using Scratch. CS-First has videos and ideas to help us learn.
Because the Olympics are on in Rio at the moment, we chose the Sports Theme and created Victory dances. That means we programmed our sprites to spin and jump up and down.
Last Friday our students spend their day at the Melbourne Museum as a part of our Inquiry into our First People and First Fleet arrivals.
Here are some thoughts and discoveries from our students.
Mia – ‘ I learned that today in Australia there are 240 languages spoken by Aborigines.’
Alyssa – ‘ I learned that the aboriginals who lived in Melbourne got a possum skin for each year of their life.’
Elva – I though it was an amazing trip and I discovered that ….
Mr. Crowe – ‘ I found out that over 60,000 years this land we call Australia sustained the lives of around 1.5 billion people.’
Olivia – ‘I discovered that the aboriginals found and wore possum skins and they also wondered why the White people came to their country.’
Today our class had some special time examining and coding ozobots. As we strive to explore the digital world of coding and programming.
What we found:
This term we have been investigating the’Story’ of the Australia’s first people and the impact the arrival of the first Fleet had upon them. – Here are some thoughts and discoveries.