This page highlights the stories I listened to and helped realised as publications in my three years at Wooranna Park Primary School that show how the school maintained an ongoing improvement as their raison d’etre.
Inspiring Teachers As Learners
Interviewing assistant Janet Whittle on her use of WPPS’s raison d’etre as the basis of staff professional learning.
Innovative Enigma Missions
A transcript of Jennie Vine’s address at the 2018 EduTech Conference on the pedagogy around Enigma Missions.
Digital Is So Much More Than Coding
An interview with education technologist Kieran Nolan on his approach to applying education technologies.
Connecting Big Ideas
This article is based on an interview with Year 5/6 teacher Anessa Quirit on using literature as a stimulus for deep learning.
Making International Connections
Kim Campbell describes the impact WPPS has in Thailand on Civics Education.
Learning From Prep Professors
Prep teacher Jess Waters describes how a ‘kids teaching kids’ strategies builds confidence and resilience in the prep classroom.
Creating A Learning Community
Lizzie Moroney describes how she uses the Spaceship Stimulating Learning Platform to create a learning environment.
Letting Children Lead the Learning
Melissa Brighton outlines how empowering students learn when trust to lead their own learning from a very young age.
Year 2 Class Parliament
Mary Boutros, Sapna Vats and Zana Hunt discuss the amazing Year 2s take to running a class parliament and interacting with viewing question time.
The Da Vinci Centre Story
School Librarian Debra Nugent outlines the crucial role the library plays at WPPS, beginning with its central location at the heart of the school building.
The Long Term View
Barbara Hopcrafts interview outlines her long term relationship with WPPS as a parent, staff member and President of the School Council.