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Sustainability at SCAS

Sustainability at SCAS

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The SCAS Veggie Patch is a beloved place for our Stage 1 students. Each long break students can come along and lend a hand to the garden. From weeding to watering, students are immersed in gardening best practice. We encourage students to take these skills home with them and perhaps even ...
From STEM to STEAM at SCAS

From STEM to STEAM at SCAS

From the Directors, Innovation, STEAM
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STEM – we know what it stands for, but what does it mean? Recently, the idea of adding the arts to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs has been gaining momentum. At St Columba Anglican School we have embraced the A as an essential component of the acronym an ...
Technology in Primary School Education

Technology in Primary School Education

Innovation, Primary
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Year 1 This term students in 1G have been exploring the use of Beebots in Maths. Beebots are simple robots that can be programmed to move using arrows located on the Beebot's back. Students had to write procedures, also known as algorithms, to program the Beebot to move using positional ...
Code Club

Code Club

Innovation, Primary
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Code Club runs every Monday and Tuesday during long and short break in the Library. During Week 4 we explored Makey Makeys. Makey Makeys are a piece of hardware that can replace the keyboard and runs using simple circuits. During our inquiry, students used the Makey Makeys as game cont ...
Young ICT Explorers Success

Young ICT Explorers Success

Academic News, Innovation, Secondary
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The Young ICT Explorers competition was created to encourage school students to create their best Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related projects. The competition’s alignment with the school curriculum enables students to apply what they learn in their ICT/Digital Tech ...
Techie Girls club design an exclusive range of laser cut earrings

Techie Girls club design an exclusive range of laser cut earrings

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Inspired by International Women's Day, members of the SCAS Techie Girls club are hard at work designing an exclusive range of laser cut earrings. These earrings will be available for purchase soon, with all proceeds going to Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. Watch this space for more inform ...
Technology in the Primary School

Technology in the Primary School

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When I think back to my own education and my previous teaching experience, I cannot help but marvel at the changes that have taken place in the classroom. There will be those who remember the Gestetner with its mauve print (I don’t). Transistor radios, microfiche readers (I used these in ...