Embracing our community with technology

Over the course of a year we want to share what our students have learned, be it expos, concerts or Jewish festivals with the wider community, and embrace technology to redefine what an event looks like. We want to share the skills that our students have built while at MSC in effective ways. Some examplesContinue reading “Embracing our community with technology”

History, English and Technology combine to share Notable Australians – Day Of Notables Exhibition – Year 6

In Term 2, as part of the History and English component, Year 6 participate in the Day of Notables Project. This involves many different components that students submit, however the main part of this ongoing interactive project is writing a biography on an Australian notable. This involves submitting a proposal to the teachers, ensuring theyContinue reading “History, English and Technology combine to share Notable Australians – Day Of Notables Exhibition – Year 6”

Connecting Students During Distance Learning

In Term 2 2020 we found ourselves in the middle of online learning, looking at how we could celebrate our Jewish festival, Yom Ha’atzmaut through self-directed learning. Earlier in the year Mount Sinai College ran the Apple Teacher course and our team was looking at ways to integrate and utilise the skills we learned inContinue reading “Connecting Students During Distance Learning”

Learning Language Through Film Making

In 2020 as schools had returned to their usual routine, our Hebrew team was looking at ways we could increase student collaboration and integrate Hebrew in authentic and interesting contexts for our Year 6 students. We decided to create a film festival within our school, with the whole of Year 6 creating videos in teams.Continue reading “Learning Language Through Film Making”

Creating a Reality Composer “Walk Of Notables” For A Parent Expo

As a part of our “Day Of Notables” Expo we wanted to arrange an activity that parents who were visiting could experience on their own iPhone – that reflected the students’ chosen “Notable” Australians and their achievement. Here’s a video of our final project, built using Apple’s “Reality Composer” Tool: The Creation Process Reality ComposerContinue reading “Creating a Reality Composer “Walk Of Notables” For A Parent Expo”

Our Big Collaboration – Year 2 Science Project on a Global Scale

Term 1, in Science, Year 2 were learning all about the Earth, its resources and the weather. They were also engaged in a very special global project designed to help them answer the ‘Big Question’ – “How is the weather different, in different parts of the world?”.  Harnessing technology purposefully, Year 2 educators created aContinue reading “Our Big Collaboration – Year 2 Science Project on a Global Scale”