Tags » Australian Curriculum

Sex Ed: Who is responsible

Right so, there has been debate over who is responsible for teaching children sex ed. Some say it is a teachers responsibility, while others say it is that of the parents. 730 more words

Art Challenge Two: Same, Same But Different Part One

I was thinking a lot about our first assignment task since I was tasked with making the PowerPoint for our team. So far, we had discussed how we wanted to have a theme about cultural fusion, and I wanted to try and incorporate the idea of merging the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, Indian culture and Chinese culture (Indian and Chinese cultures are the two main cultures immigrants to Australia are from) into an art piece we could use for our PowerPoint. 1,185 more words

Art Challenge

Reflection: Why Children Should Study The Arts

The Arts in the Australian Curriculum consists of five areas:

  • Visual Art
  • Media Art
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Drama

I have experienced all of these art subjects throughout my life both in and out of school, however, in more recent years my art coverage looks something like this: 751 more words


Burning, oops I mean Banning Books

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the recent saga involving a private Anglican school down South and their question regarding the appropriateness (or lack thereof) of the students’ reading list. 943 more words

Middle School Education

It's how you begin that matters

It is the beginning of a new beginning.

My New Years Eve decorations still hang above my head. The burnt remains of sparklers lie outside on the porch. 723 more words

Functional Grammar

Repetition And Rhyme: Years 3 & 4 Italian Puppet Shows

La ripetizione è la madre della memoria”

(Repetition is the mother of the memory.)

Rhyme and repetition are key features of children’s stories. We used stories to reinforce language learning in Years 3 and 4. 305 more words