Saturday, 29 August 2009

Looking for an Advanced Interactive Whiteboard Course?

Interactive whiteboard at CeBIT 2007Image via Wikipedia

Date: 14 Sep 2009  

Location: North Coast

This is a 1 day (6 hour) course which includes: 
Develop advanced skills and understanding in the use of the lesson creation software;
hands on experience to extend skills and knowledge using the IWB applications, hardware and lesson creation software
and review of the applications to enhance school based teaching/learning activities with a focus on quality teaching.
Specifically designed for primary and secondary teachers who have experience using Interactive Whiteboards and lesson creation software.
Venue: Toormina DET Office, Cnr Lyons & Toormina Rds Toormina 2452
Contact:Jessica Little PO Box 275, Grafton NSW 66909505

As advertised on TaLe

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Urgent reminder!!!! Last days to finish 2009 PRC and check details are correct.

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 Please ensure that your details are correct-under My PRC tab as we do NOT want you to miss out on your gold certificate or your medal when they are due.

If your previous challenges are not showing correctly, email the school/s you were at and the years you did the Challenge to  with Missing records as the subject.
If this is too tricky please ask your teacher or the 
Teacher Librarian to help you.

Thursday, 27 August 2009

School Grants for Sport Equipment Announced

22 August 2009
The Minister for Education and Training, Verity Firth has announced that every government school in NSW would receive a grant  to buy sporting equipment under the Premier's Sporting Challenge.

"Physical fitness, teamwork and discipline are all essential to a student making the most of their opportunities at school, in and out of the classroom.
"This program supports all schools in helping their students achieve active and healthy lifestyles."
This year's $7.5 million allocation averages nearly $3,300 per school. 

For further information go to: Newsstand

Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Have your say in this poll about SBPS library.

Teachers you can create your own polls on subjects of your choice at:

ProProfs provides FREE knowledge sharing tools & FREE online education!

Thursday, 20 August 2009

Should we buy this almanac for our library?

Watch this video and then comment on whether you think we should get this almanac for our library.
National Geographic Kids Almanac 2010
Dare to explore—from modern day adventurers to close calls and narrow escapes. Amazing animals will take readers into the wild and into the water. Discover cultural connections from food, currency, literature and lots more from around the world. From globe trotting geography—maps, travel, and famous landmarks mean we're on the move to learning to go green and help out our threatened earth, this book is filled with chapter after chapter of fun and fabulous factoids!
Softcover $12.99
Hardcover $19.99

Map of the EarthImage via Wikipedia

Have your say.

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Friday, 14 August 2009

The Power of visuals

originally uploaded by bluewavechris.

How many turtles can you see?

What is a group of turtles called?

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Wednesday, 5 August 2009

NSW Premiers' Reading Challenge

Each year, the Challenge runs from 1 February to 1 September.

August is the LAST MONTH to complete your reading PRC.

Good luck to all those students going for GOLD!!
(4 years of completing the challenge earns the students a gold certificate)

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