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
In Italian and Music learning experiences, students prepared for their Teddy Bears’ Picnic. In Italian lessons, students wrote an invitation to their teddy bears to come to lessons for a picnic. In their books, children chose 4 or more items of food and wrote down what their teddies like to eat. Year 1 and Year … Continue reading Teddy Bears’ Picnic: Italian and Music Lessons For Prep, Year 1 and Year 2