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Chinese Fan Dance


Last week, we had a special demonstration of Chinese fan dancing at the Waverley Montessori Preschool. We had a lovely lady who put on quite a performance in bright and colourful costumes and using some very interesting props. 109 more words

Father's Day

This week we celebrated Father’s Day at the Waverley Montessori Preschool. Can you believe we started this blog with Mother’s Day and here we are at Father’s Day already! 165 more words

Wow That Was Along Time..............................................

Well its been 2 months since my last update, what have I been up to, where have I been? Well in a nut shell, a few days after I made my last post I was rushed into hospital. 841 more words

All Quiet On The Martian Front

Spilling the secrets on an author's life

Last Sunday marked the end of the Melbourne Writers Festival for another year. The last few weeks in August are always an excellent time for keen readers and writers in Melbourne (and the world – it’s an international event) – there are all sorts of workshops, exhibitions, author talks and panel discussions. 356 more words


Learning Beyond The Classroom

Hello to you all!

This readings discussed the importance of excursions and incursions in students learning. The readings displayed the amount of additional learning opportunities excursions and incursions provide the students. 162 more words

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM- what happens outside of the 'regular' school curriculum and classroom ?

Over the last two weeks our school has been a hive of activity. So much learning has happened in and beyond the classroom!

1. We were visited by the author/illustrator Sue DeGennaro who wrote and illustrated (among other things), The Pro’s and Con’s of Being a Frog. 555 more words

Learning Spaces

Communities of Practice (Learning Beyond the Classroom)


As stated in my previous blog entry; ‘Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.’ (Smith, 2009). 423 more words

Learning Spaces