Future: Social Media and Blogging

On Friday we looked to the future. We spoke about how young people’s grasp of technology along with their beliefs, ideas and optimism can achieve amazing goals. Did you know that by the time they are 11 young people are already more proficient with technology than their parents? We put this into action by all […]

Past: Stolen Generation and Reconciliation

On Wednesday we delved into our past exploring the Stolen Generation and Reconciliation before venturing into the city for an excursion to the National Gallery of Victoria: Ian Potter Centre. In the morning we created our own societies and then simulated what it might be like being moved without warning to new societies where everything […]

Planet: Beauty in Nature and Sustainability

On Tuesday we explored the planet. Examining Fibonacci sequences to unlock links between mathematical codes, spirals and beauty that exist almost everywhere we look, from art to plants to food. In the afternoon we examined the issue of the environment and environmental sustainability. We discussed the Australian Youth Climate Coaltion before freezing various items and […]

Suddenly

In this activity we wrote a story by all contributing one sentence beginning with the word  ‘Suddenly!’  Once upon a time I went to summer school at Melbourne Uni. Suddenly, the building turned into a transformer that spoke in every language at the same time. Suddenly, aliens came down to earth and kidnapped the prime-minister. […]