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mad-eye macco

Book Week 2014, a book week purists dream… no specific theme, just books, glorious books.

It’s probably fitting when your name is Macdonald you pick a character with Scottish heritage for book week.  146 more words

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when what you 'don't say' means the most...

This week in NSW schools it is SASS (School Administrative and Support Staff) Appreciation Week. 

At the Monday morning assembly I managed to catch the presentation by students to our school’s SAS staff and enjoyed hearing them share their insights – all written by the kids themselves”.  319 more words

Inclusion... Straight Up!

todos com todos

everyone with everybody…

A fantastic documentary about the inclusion of children with disability in mainstream schools in São Paulo, Brazil.

While almost the entire doco was “quote worthy” I particularly like the simplicity of this translated statement by Samuel’s father… 95 more words

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the powtoon portfolio...

A homework assignment saw the need for Mac to develop an ‘about me’ portfolio.  We talked about what he might want to include, what it is that is important to him about himself. 263 more words

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choose your own adventure...

Today we were given a sneak peek of an assessment task Mac undertook.  A photo and comments from his teacher (Mr B) arrived showing his work in the text window of his communication device. 273 more words

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mac = albert

Book Week 2013 and the focus is on space.  I gave Mac a few options for his book week character based on things we already had ‘laying around’ the place. 248 more words

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rampage

There was an in-class assessment task recently.  Mac & his classmates have been learning about shelters and investigating the many different shelters, buildings and constructions.   The assessment involved building a shelter during class time from materials they collected at home.  244 more words

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