This year's CBCA Book Week had the theme Find Your Treasure. At Our Lady of the Way, our Library was decked out pirate style, including treasure maps, a treasure chest and an interactive model ship. For our Italian lessons, this prompted an opportunity to spark the students' intrinsic motivation. So how can teachers spark their … Continue reading Ahoy There Me Hearties!
It's the end of our first term of 2018 already! Term 1 is always a time for getting to know new students and considering the best ways to transition each cohort and support their learning. At the beginning of the year, I wondered what I could do to help students with ASD, anxiety, or … Continue reading Learning Gems Uncovered
To share the cultural experience of learning the Italian language with the wider community, Year 1 students presented the story of the Nativity with a traditional song: “Tu scendi dalle stelle” on stage at School assembly and for the Senior Citizens in our local Parish. Unbeknownst to us, there were native Italian speakers in the … Continue reading La Recita di Natale: Year 1 Perform The Christmas Story