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  1. Mathematical problem-solving and chess

    Playing a competitive game is all about solving problems – which involves a surprising amount of maths. Lanella Sweet explains why playing chess builds students’ maths capabilities. The score is 2-2 in the dying seconds of the Girls’ Firsts...

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  2. Let's all rejoice

    The children in our Glen Waverley Early Childhood Learning Centre have a wonderful connection to their school and community. Watch one of them, Amber Qian, singing the national anthem....

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  3. Compassion, benevolence and social justice

    For Year 12 students Dylan Sinclair and Sobi Arulampalam, social justice is all about giving back, but they benefit too, as they explained to Domain Magazine. Since she was in Year 4, Sobi Arulampalam, now Spiritual Life Prefect at the Glen Waverley...

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  4. This way up

    Learning and wellbeing are inextricably linked, both relying on healthy social connectedness to truly flourish, but is it possible to teach the skills of wellbeing in an online environment? The simple answer, says Kim Bence, is yes. The public...

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  5. Same, same, but different: helping your child in the ‘new normal’

    As Melburnians cope with Stage 3 restrictions – including adjusted learning environments – at school or at home, what can parents do to help their children? Wesley’s Counselling Team has some answers. We’ve managed eLearning before and know...

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  6. What does multiculturalism mean to our students?

    Year 9 student Tom Xu reflects on the question, 'What does multiculturalism mean to you?'. Tom Xu joined Wesley this year in Year 9, starting his year in Wesley's in-house English program for new arrivals, the English Language Preparation Program...

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  7. Attributes of successful students

    Ensuring our students are successful is all about enabling them to develop strategies, attitudes and practical skills for effective learning, as Ben Reeves explains. We all know what a successful student looks like. They enjoy learning, are...

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  8. Video games, social media and the brave new world of online learning

    There’s much that we can learn from our recent virtual classroom experiences but also from the video game and social media world our students already inhabit, says Steven Coshutt. When I meet new students at enrolment interviews and ask what they...

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  9. Reframing the meaning of failure

    Failure is not a problem, it’s an indicator of the path to a solution; more than that, it’s intrinsic to learning, as Ben Dooley explains. When we think about students in terms of learning progress, we tend to think of the gradual building of...

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  10. A school that really matters in a time when it couldn’t matter more

    Reconciliation, inclusion and principled action lie at the heart of the Yiramalay/Wesley Studio School. Matt Watson explains why it’s a school that really matters in a time when it couldn’t matter more. Back in 2009, when Mick Dodson was named...

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