About Pymble Public School

Author Archive | Pymble Public School

Weekly meeting update t3 wk2

What to discuss today: – Grades have selected quality texts for their units of work, beginning pulling out the content from the new curriculum. – Blooms activity during staff TPL- differentiate activities in grades on a task that they will be teaching in the next two weeks. Bring back in 2 weeks to the staff [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

TPL -play date

A new mac has been purchased for the set up of the kindy iPads. Apps that kindy teachers have decided to put on the iPads include Eggy 100 or 250 Eggy nursery rhymes Eggy phonics 1 Eggy numbers Eggy alphabet Tap the cat Spelling games grade 1 HD -reading eggs Targeting maths 1 Mathletics My [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Pymble update

Implementing the New curriculum, using the three 21st century learning fluencies: -Critical thinking -Creativity -Collaboration Staff – will be creating units of work in their grades Children – will be composing texts using various technologies and by researching quality texts iPads arrived for staff. Wireless has a few faults and there has been a few [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Friday meeting

Our regular Friday meeting again reinforced the explicit communication of the project direction and exactly what we are wanting to achieve. Plan for implementing the iPads communicated explicitly to all staff. Staff training will take place as appy hour. Kinder IPads will start next week.

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Update at Pymble PS

* Ipads have been ordered for each staff member and 20 ipads for students. YAY!!! The student ipads will be used mainly for Kindy, yr 1 and 2 as the primary students in particular yrs 4,5,6  have banks of laptops. * The team meets every Friday to discuss the project and its direction. This morning [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Project development term 2

Since returning to school this term, the team have: # Held 2 professional learning sessions for staff. These sessions explored: – what is 21st century learning and compared this to 20th century education and environments. – why the need for change (eg, our last syllabus came out in the 90′s… What were you doing then?) [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Touching base

Touching base so to speak. Where are we at?  We have been busy. We`ve spent a lot of time talking about our project and planning the best direction. Lots of time talking and planning really. Have to say the rich conversations between the team members have been fabulous and the time to do so much [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

GREAT DAY!!

I have thoroughly enjoyed discussing my project with others today. I have felt so much better about our schools project after hearing and sharing stories from other schools

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Progress project day

* After a disruptive term, I feel we are now back on track with our project. I’m working together with the AP who is leading the implementation of the new curriculum and have created a dynamic dual team to lead this project. We have created an action plan which includes the roles and responsibilities for the team leaders, [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

CC21 project 1st blog

1. My current roles involve Relieving Assistant Principal, Kindergarten Coordinator, ES1 classroom teacher and K-6 dance coordinator. I enjoy working collaboratively with the executive on school based projects and working with my team on grade based projects. 2. Initially, I would like to explore different learning pedagogies and find innovative technologies that support teaching and [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }