Year 5 Cross Travels to the Somme

24 April 2017

5 Nolan have had the opportunity to take part in the Premier’s prize by being involved with the Queensland Government’s Commemorative Crosses Project. The purpose of this initiative is to ensure the Anzac spirit continues to be kept alive amongst young Australians.

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The CRAAP Test

28 March 2017

In 1874, the headlines from the New York Herald read: ‘Wild animals broken loose from Central Park!’ The subsequent article went on to outline the calamity unfolding as it was reported that animals had escaped the New York Central Park zoo and had taken refuge in the sewers and streets of downtown Manhattan.

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When Kids Know It All

21 March 2017

Is there nothing we can’t Google? I believe there is and it rests in the power of influencing learners, by serving as an example. In a world where validation and confirmation via an anonymous like or dislike can make or break a teenager, role models for resolving inevitable fears, failures and barriers have never been more valuable in education.

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The Iceberg Illusion

14 March 2017

One of the things I most love doing is watching movies – particularly old movies. These days, there is very little time to veg out. Happily, last weekend, a group of friends and I took some time to sit back, eat popcorn, and watch the various ‘Titanic’ movies that have been produced over the last 50 years.

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