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  1. Number talk: developing a deep mathematical understanding

    Number talk enables students to develop a deep mathematical understanding, whether they’re learning from home or on campus, says Kate Sleeth. Effective teaching depends on your ability to connect with students. Making eye contact with students and...

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  2. National Reconciliation Week: in this together

    National Reconciliation Week is an opportunity to reflect on and recommit to our shared Reconciliation journey, and with students learning from home and on campus, Wesley celebrated in many different ways, an especially fitting way to acknowledge...

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  3. Service century: how students learn from service learning

    While learning from home in Term 2, our Service Century campaign is supporting students to do good and learn from the good that they do, as Annie Johnstone, Jillian Berchtenbreiter and Michael Nash explain. Back in Term 1 2020 BC (before COVID-19),...

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  4. A personal learning journey

    Curriculum-based personal projects are enabling our Year 10 students to pursue self-directed, in-depth and extended learning from home, as Jillian Berchtenbreiter explains. Term 2 is a busy time for Year 10 students undertaking the Personal Project...

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  5. A trip to the museum

    Year 1 students took a trip to the museum – actually several museums – in one day. How? Through the magic of online learning, as Angela Renwick and Chad Neilson explain. As team-teachers, we work closely to develop units of inquiry that enable...

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  6. Online learning in 'a different world'

    Year 5 students have been using fiction to understand how viruses spread and how to tackle social isolation, as Charlie Henderson explains. In our Year 5 virtual class, we read the picture book, Iris has a Virus, with our teacher, Ms Tammesild....

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  7. Briggs McIntosh awarded Wyvern Medal

    Briggs McIntosh (OW2018) was recognised for his academic achievements at the University of Melbourne recently. Congratulations to Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School graduate, Brigalow (Briggs) McIntosh (OW2018), who has been awarded a Queens College...

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  8. 10 tips for productive home learning – from a student

    Year 12 student, Ash Hill, shares some tips for other students on staying productive and motivated while learning from home. It can be tempting to become complacent and comfortable either while remote learning or when expected to do independent study...

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  9. Loving learning in a virtual classroom

    Year 5 students tend to grasp the concept of fractions by visualising them. Doing that in a virtual classroom is a bit tricky, but not impossible, as Anne-Louise Tammesild and Will Ponsford explain. As team-teachers, we’ve been working with our...

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  10. Connecting with students in the virtual classroom

    Fostering a community of inquiry is central to our students’ learning, and even in our current online learning environment it’s the simple things that enable that, as Sara Liversidge explains. ‘Our personal lives, our school lives, our...

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