Road Safety Film Festival

Our theory program for Year 10 in Semester 1 is called “Party without Pain”. It deals with the intersection of multiple risk factors when celebrating, and hopefully leaves the students with a better understanding of the concept of “celebrating safely”. One of the risk factors we cover is road safety. Trying to make this concept … Read more Road Safety Film Festival

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BlogEd and mobile phones

Term 2 – Week 9. Assessment for our junior school is over, reports are more or less put to bed, so what better time to give something new a run. BlogEd (for those of you outside NSW) is the Department of Education & Training (DET) sponsored blog platform provided to all teachers and students. My … Read more BlogEd and mobile phones

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Mobile phones and Outdoor Recreation

I tried a little experiment with my Year 9 Outdoor Recreation class last week. We are doing a unit on Navigation using maps and compasses initially, and then handheld GPS units. First of all though I wanted them to be able to translate a birds eye view of the school into a hand drawn map, … Read more Mobile phones and Outdoor Recreation

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