Formative Assessment

In our staff meeting this week (week 1 term 3) we will be revisiting our formative assessment action plans from early term 2. What...
Longest river in the world is called River Nile and it stretches up to 6,650 Kilometers or 4135 Miles.

Photo Mapo

Photo Mapo is a great app that allows you to incorporate images with a map which shows the part of the world the image...

Junior Primary History

Angela Ingram’s Reception, Year 1 and 2 students have been studying the past as part of their History curriculum in term 3. The Australian...

iPads in Maths and Science

During this term Tanya Hacket has introduced the iPads as a tool to support and engage students in Maths and Science. Tanya has kindly...

Do schools ignore talents?

An interesting interview with Ken Robinson and how the narrow focus of schools hinders us from unearthing children’s talents.

Minecraft Edu

I have always been fascinated by Minecraft. It is simple and easy to use, kids love it and it is an open ended creative...

PBAS Planning & Programming Expectations

As semester 2 approaches I thought it was timely to remind staff of the expectations around programming. Teaching staff are expected to pass in...
Screen Shot 2014-06-08 at 12.41.33 pm

PBAS Student Free Day Term 2 2014 – Compass Tool and AC

As there where a number of staff not at PBAS for the student free day for a range of reasons I thought I would...
Screen Shot 2014-06-01 at 3.56.39 pm

Growth Mindset Poster

  I came across a version of this poster via @gregwhitby on Twitter (see below). The poster is a great reflection tool for the...

Year 1 & 2 budding news presenters

I have been wanting to get staff to share what’s happening in their classrooms via the blog for a while now. Kelly has kindly...