Hi all, If you are interested this is the video we tried to watch on Friday morning. It is an inspirational discussion and a good way to remind yourselves that you have the power to make a difference starting today!
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 […]
Wow, what an action packed day we had on Thursday exploring our world in the present. We started the day with a fascinating examination of Globalization seeing how transnational corporations and brands from all over the world affect our lives in so many ways, even something as basic getting up in the morning. Then we […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Monday afternoon we all did a Myers-Briggs personality test. We learned about differences between different personality types and discovered which Simpson characters share our personalities. Which one were you? Find it here! If you want to do the test again or show it to your friends click here.
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. […]