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4M and Miss Maroun (Adobe Illustrator)

This term year 4 will be covering a unit of work about ‘Mini Worlds’. As part of their project based learning students will be accessing the school computers to use Adobe illustrator and other Adobe software such as photoshop to work on their projects.

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Turramurra High Project Plan for 2013 and 2014

CC21 project plan for 2013 and 2014

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Term 4 with Miss Maroun and 4M

Hello everyone, Let me share with you some very excitng news….. 4M and Miss Maroun received the new touch screen XO’s. These small and effective laptop XO’s have given 4M the opportunity to use the different programs during class lessons. We used ‘Graph activity’ for maths and it had the variety of different graphing data. [...]

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After The Audit…..

Staff from Barnier PS and Quakers Hill PS came together to dive into workshops that focussed around the new English syllabus.  From our whole school audits, our focus areas were; * Grammar * Program Builder * Exploring Composing Texts * Scope and Sequences * Digital and Multimodal Texts * Spelling * Program Differentiation * Organisation [...]

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Inquiry Based Learning Project

Hi, This is an update of how the Inquiry Based Learning unit has been progressing in our classroom. So far, the students have really enjoyed the unit- Families Past and Present- and they are loving the research and responsibility given to them in each lesson. Students have been positive about the unit and there has certainly [...]

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4NG’s Photographic Tough Cam Experience

Yesterday students had the opportunity to use tough cams and a range of menu item ingredients to stage their own mini photo shoots. These photos will be used in the menus students are creating using Photoshop. Brett had students thinking about lighting, props and the positioning of their fruits, vegetables, chocolate and icing sugar on [...]

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Narelle Pardy

2C children showed me a great way to use their ipads using Web 2.0 tools programs to make avatars. After writing their Endangered Animal reports, they read them and recorded them using Tagxedo. A great idea and lots of fun,too. Thanks Erin.

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4M working on their Inquiry Leraning Projects (using the Tough Cams)

Hello everyone, 4M, Miss Maroun and Mr Kent have been working super hard in our Technology Hub. This morning we investigated, explored, experienced a fun way to take photos of diiferent ingredients to upload onto our menues in Photoshop. Year 4 students went outside with their tough cams and their selection of fruit, vegeatbles, deserts [...]

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MacICT Planning day

We have spent a really useful day at MacICT planning our Showcase presentation and sharing ideas with our colleagues.  After starting with the idea the our presentation would be somewhat of a Shakespearian tragedy as it unfolded we have come up with a format for our Showcase to tell ‘Our Story’ as a tale of [...]

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Sharing Apps – ‘appy time for all!

Today 20 groups from various schools and sectors in DEC got together to share the apps that they use in their schools. Staff came from Western Sydney, South West Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Richmond and North Western Sydney (old regions we know but it gives you an idea of the mix). Staff expertise was also [...]

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