Words that describe us

We asked parents to give us 5 words to describe their child.  Each list was typed into a word cloud (http://www.abcya.com/word_clouds.htm) and this is what was generated…

The bigger the word, the more often is was used.  It looks like 4MC is a grade of helpful, kind, thoughtful, caring and happy students!  How lucky are we…

Wurundjeri Inspired Art

On Friday, the Year Four level worked together to create our Totem pole for 2017.  Each student added a light ray to the totem representing that this year we aim to shine brightly together.  Whilst this was happening, we also discovered a little bit about the Wurundjeri tribe.  Last year the teachers went on a walk along the Yarra River and learnt a little bit more about the traditional land owners of this part of Australia.  Next time you are in the city, you may like to walk along Birrarung Marr and see the indigenous art installations for yourself.  Photos that I took on this day were the inspiration for some art of our own…

 

 

Being a digital citizen

This week we are focusing on learning the serious responsibility of being a digital citizen.  Today we explore what it means to leave a positive digital footprint and agreed on what we want to avoid.  Before being able to work on Chromebooks during learning time, it is important that we fully understand being a positive digital citizen.  This would be a great discussion to continue at home…