This year's Remembrance Day marks the 98th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18).
Every year on Remembrance Day Australians pause their daily tasks to observe one minute’s silence at 11 am. This silence honours the memory of all who died or suffered in wars and armed conflicts.
The Flanders poppy is associated with Remembrance Day.
In 1915 Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae wrote the poem In Flanders fields at the second battle of Ypres. It is sometimes recited at Remembrance Day ceremonies.
Your digital reputation is affected by the photos you post and those where you are tagged. These may affect how you are thought of by others now, but also years down the track when you are older and wiser.
This video shows you one way this might be important for you.
The eSafety Office recommends these ways for protecting your digital reputation:
The members of the Friday Book Club organised Read at Dusk. This was a special time after school where students could bring snacks, cushions and books for a relaxing read and discussion in the Library.
Two students read aloud the poetry they had written, and there was plenty of chat about books and preparations for the School Formal.
Congratulations to our Book Club on organising such a pleasant afternoon to celebrate Book Week.
Book Week has arrived to generate excitement and interest in the latest books written by our talented Australian authors and illustrators.
We have celebrated this fabulous occasion by enjoying the Living Library and Poetry Slam Workshop. These were exciting opportunities to experience Australia! Story Country.
The Book of the Year Awards has recognised the winning entrants and highlighted the best of the best for readers.
Book Week is a favourite time for teachers and teacher Librarians, but did you know our Minster for Education also values Book Week? Please take a few moments to share in Minister Close's favourite books for children.
The National Science Week school theme is Drones, Droids and Robots.
These autonomous technologies are used in agriculture, mining, manufacturing, medicine and space or deep ocean exploration. Of course, we are already pretty comfortable with the use of automated technology in our day-to-day lives, such as robot vacuum cleaners, lawn mowers and automated pool cleaners. What will we think when these automated technologies are as smart as we are?
Take a look at this video that explores this further.
We are looking forward to our Poetry Slam Workshop next week.
If you would like to find out more about it and get some ideas take a look at this video. The poem about prime numbers may make you smile,and you will also hear the best poem in the world.
Information Literacy give you the skills to be able to live your life the way you want to live. Buying a house, researching your family history, studying for a career, buying a car, or caring for your health are all easier when you are able to navigate and understand the vast amount of information now on offer.
Watch this video to find out more.
Critical thinking gives us the keys to unlock our intellectual independence. Critically thinking about the information you find, or are given, can be a powerful way to make your mark in the world. Find out more by watching this video.
Many of us are using our computers, laptops or devices almost all day every day.
How can we be sure that we are using these tools and media in a way that keeps us safe and is ethical and honest?
What do you know about your digital footprint? How will it affect your future goals (career, relationships, friendships)?
This infographic has some ideas to get you started.
We are learning how to ask questions and use research processes to meet and understand the challenges and opportunities ahead of us.
Not sure where to start your research? Looking for research tips and strategies to point you in the right direction?
Ask your Teacher Librarian.
What's the Teacher Librarian reading?
Ms Guthrie is currently reading:
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.
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