Virtual Worlds

Epic Citadel/MinecraftEdu/BYOD English and Science Unit

Students will document and design a new city using MinecraftEdu. Working through the design process they will create e-portfolios, using their own devices, to record their learning journey. Students will also construct and edit texts based on their character roles, experiences and learning inspired by the virtual world of Epic Citadel. These will be published… Read more Epic Citadel/MinecraftEdu/BYOD English and Science Unit

Waterwise and Water/Farming Projects Presentation

Crossmaglen Public School was awarded acknowledgement as a Waterwise School by Coffs Harbour Mayor Denise Knight. A morning tea was held and then students presented a slide show on what it meant to be a Waterwise School. Afterwards they showed the Mayor their water/farming virtual world projects that they have been working on every Friday for… Read more Waterwise and Water/Farming Projects Presentation

Virtual World Science/HSIE Projects

Mrs Booth has combined the science and HSIE themes for this term into an integrated virtual project. All students are looking at the use of water for farming and packaging. Each student has selected a particular type of farm and is recreating a 3D representation of it using Sim-on-a-Stick or concrete materials. They must include… Read more Virtual World Science/HSIE Projects

Our Australian Heritage Virtual Projects

The student virtual builds are looking fantastic and all students are working on their information reports to be published on their individual student blogs. Both Lachlan and Leon are sharing their ideas as they develop skills using sim-on-a-stick. Mrs Booth was amazed with the quality of their artefacts. Lachlan is continuing on Sydney Harbour Bridge… Read more Our Australian Heritage Virtual Projects

Being Australian virtual project: Week 2

Today the students all managed to do some programming and changed their opening message for their virtual world to Crossmaglen Public School. The students also focussed on their avatars and changing the clothing to emulate early Australian attire which was much more modest and sombre than today’s fashion. Students made stockings, vests, shirts, jackets, socks, shoes and… Read more Being Australian virtual project: Week 2

Our Australian Heritage Virtual Learning Project

Students today were introduced to their 10 week virtual learning project connected to the COGs G multi-stage unit ‘Our Australian Heritage’ Connection focus for each stage: ES1/S1: understanding that cultural activities, objects, songs, dances and stories express beliefs, values and a connection to place and people. S2: exploring the impact of British colonisation and how… Read more Our Australian Heritage Virtual Learning Project