Author Archives: Anthony Speranza

3/4 Genius Hour in 2016

All students in 3/4 have been working on a personal Genius Hour project this year. Genius Hour is part of our Inquiry Learning, where students develop a complex “Non-Googleable” question on a topic of their choice, then research and present … Continue reading

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Our Genius Hour Expo and projects (Term 4, 2015)

This semester, students in Years 3 and 4 have once again been working on their Genius Hour Projects. Genius Hour is part of our Inquiry Based Learning, where students develop a complex “Non-Googleable” question on a topic of their choice, … Continue reading

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Google Expeditions visits St. Mark’s Primary School

Today, students in Years 3 – 6 were fortunate enough to experience the Google Expeditions program. Google Expeditions uses a kit of simple Google Cardboards to create a virtual reality experience for teachers and students to explore many places around the … Continue reading

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The next generation of computer coders.

Later this term St. Mark’s will be participating in the Hour Of Code, the largest global learning event in the world. In the Hour Of Code, students are encouraged to investigate and learn about the ways in which computer science … Continue reading

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BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge

Last term all students in years 3 – 6 participated in the BEBRAS Computational Thinking Challenge. The challenge promotes the use of computational thinking skills through problem solving tasks. Computational thinking skills are very important for solving problems with technology, and … Continue reading

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