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Newsletter 8 2015

Visible Learning Update: One of the plans for our action learning plan for our Visible Learning project is surveying the students to determine their understanding of what a learner is. We are recording the students’ answers to the following questions: 1. Are you a learner? 2. Am I a learner? 3. Who is a learner? 4. How do you know? 5. What is a
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Newsletter 7 2015

SPENCER PARK EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTRE Fishing by Mr Riemer: On Thursday 12 March, the Staff and students from Spencer Park ESC went fishing with the Fishers with Disabilities Volunteers at Emu Point. This program provides all the equipment, bait and experience to ensure we would have a great day. It didn’t take long before the students were rapidly catching fish and one Education assistant
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National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence, 20 March 2015

Our school (along with many other WA schools), has registered for this day. Our Centre will incorporate special lesson plans into our normal daily activities to make our students aware of the issues of Bullying and Violence. We have some great resources available in our centre from Teacher Resources to Posters, Fiction stories and games. These resources are available to our families and the
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Newsletter 6 2015

SPENCER PARK EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTRE Last Saturday most of the staff, teachers and EAs, attended Visible Learning Foundation training at the Albany Secondary Education Support Centre. Our school along with all the other seven Education Support Centres in the Southwest are trialling Visible Learning in Ed Support to get the necessary effect size to statistically see the impact of our teaching on our students.
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Newsletter 5 2015

        SPENCER PARK EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTRE Friday was an interesting morning day. I had organised Geoff Metcalf from the School Innovation and Reform Unit presented to IPS School Boards from around the region. Tamara North, Meagan Gardiner, Chris Long (ASNA) and Jen Dodson (CarersWA) who are parents or have been appointed to the board attended. Kristin Ellery (Teacher) and Leanne Grey
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Newsletter 4 2015

SPENCER PARK EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTRE NSW VARETY BASH 2015 Tuesday morning Mr Dowsett and I met Stuart Telfer and Ken from the NSW Variety Bash 2015. Our campus will be hosting breakfast for 300 Variety Bash competitors on the Monday, August 10. Besides seeing the great cars and competitors in their interesting costumes there will be a magic show by Super Herbert, the World’s
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Newsletter 2 2015

Yah!! The car park is finished. This Means that the Gold Standard Service of staff meeting the children in the car park and walking them in has finished. Thank you to our wonderful Education Assistants who put in the added effort to make it easier on our families. The start to the year has been peaceful and productive. The new classroom arrangements are working
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Newsletter 3 2015

        SPENCER PARK EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTRE Last year through the hard work of Leanne Grey there was Drumbeat training in Albany. Lara Eyles, Warren Barrington and Leanne Grey attended the training. Leanne was also instrumental in getting funding through WA Healthy School to purchase the drums to be used in the program. Currently the children and staff are doing Fun Drumming.
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Newsletter 1 2015

          SPENCER PARK EDUCATION SUPPORT CENTRE We have had another busy start to the year. The car park should be ready the middle of next week until then the staff have been fantastic picking our students up from the car park. This is working well. Thank you to all the parents and staff who have so kindly kept the parking
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