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Learning geometry through pacman

10 Aug Four Square Transformation Pac-Man

Bringing together mathematics, an iconic 1980s video game and perhaps the Quad's best-loved institution, Four Square Transformation Pac-Man is a terrific way to engage students in transformation geometry. Each group is students is split into two teams, with one trying to 'eat' the dots on the board while avoiding being caught by...

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Discussing Truman Capote's In Cold Blood

08 Aug Democratic learning

A Harkness discussion on Truman Capote's In Cold Blood The concept of non-fiction as great literature is something Grade 11 English students are exploring with this summer's reading, Truman Capote's In Cold Blood. In this graded discussion they are considering the notion of truth in the American author's seminal true crime novel. Students discussed an interview...

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UY Interdisciplinary Art Aug 2017

08 Aug Art of the possible

Interdisciplinary Art enables students from grades 10-12 to experience and become more fluid across a range of different artistic mediums. It challenges students to stretch their skills and explore combining mediums and their thinking around them, particularly when working with techniques that are new to them. Teacher Adam Hubbard has worked...

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27 Jun Early years open class

Early years opened up their classrooms in the last week of term to show the best of their work to parents and students. Attractions included a cafe, with a healthy menu devised by students, a puppet show, and an underwater experience from Kindergarten.   [vc_masonry_media_grid element_width="6" gap="2" grid_id="vc_gid:1495784194436-2a9b946f-1cc8-9" include="25721,25722,25723,25724,25725,25726,25727,25728,25729,25730,25731,25732,25733,25734,25735,25736"]...

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27 May Graduation speeches 2017

All the speeches from 2017's Graduation and Baccalaureate services, including from Valedictorian and Salutatorian Shar and Shanti Mathias, pictured above.   Valedictorian Speech – Shar Mathias Good morning Woodstock students, staff, friends, family, and the Class of 2017, Ad Maiora. We’ve gone through a fair few name changes, and to be honest, I wasn’t...

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