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  1. 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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  2. We have the technology

    Our students are using every available technology – even the humble chalkboard – to support their learning. Sam Allen ‘goes back to the drawing board’ to explain. My Year 12 students, who are studying Economics within the International...

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  3. Virtual classrooms offer many opportunities – but challenges too

    Our rapid transition to online learning has been nothing short of phenomenal. Milica Savic looks at the opportunities – and challenges. Teaching and learning in a virtual classroom, my students and I have discovered that many things are different....

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  4. Not all leaders wear badges

    There are many facets to being a student ‘leader’ at Wesley, which is why students are encouraged to be leaders in their everyday lives as well as in leadership roles. Year 4 students at Wesley were recently asked which qualities they believe...

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  5. Relying on resilience in challenging times

    Social distancing doesn’t mean we have to become socially isolated. Jana Firestone explains how staying connected with others and relying on our reserves of resilience can help minimise the impact of this challenging time. A threatening pandemic...

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  6. Exploring physics at the centre of the universe

    Year 12 students are investigating some of the fundamental questions of physics, with some useful results, as Matt Jones explains. One of the key assessment tasks completed by Year 12 Physics students in the International Baccalaureate...

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  7. The many benefits of performing arts

    Art and language have evolved hand in hand for at least 40, 000 years. They are central to our humanity and an essential part of schooling if we want our students not only to survive but thrive in our rapidly changing world. Alexandra Cameron...

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  8. History in the making

    When future historians look back at the COVID-19 pandemic, and the unprecedented measures to contain and manage it, they will depend on primary sources – like those generated by Year 6 students at Wesley’s Elsternwick Campus, as Emily Watson...

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  9. Collaborating in a virtual classroom to see how language works

    Year 8 Language and Literature students at Wesley’s Elsternwick Campus – in their virtual classroom – are analysing the opinion pages of Australia’s major newspapers to see how journalists influence public debate, as Lachlan Morton explains....

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  10. All in this together

    There are many in the Wesley community – past and current parents, OWs and current students – who are working together to meet the challenges of this uncertain time, but one thing remains certain: we will get through this together. When a...

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