Year 5 students of Nakara Primary School have begun their enquiry based S.E.A.T Project lessons. They are members of a team of 6 Darwin schools embracing a S.E.A.T/Darwin community project in 2018. We will keep you updated as we follow them on their SEAT journey. … [Read more...]
And they’re off!
The Year 4 students of Good Shepherd Lutheran College in Darwin are our first school from the Northern Territory! They are also the first to begin their SEAT build in a group of 6 schools that will embrace a S.E.A.T/Darwin community project in 2018. We will keep you updated as we observe their SEAT journey. … [Read more...]
Shipping container arrives!!
This week a shipping container filled with socks, shoes, underpants, sport uniforms, books and book shelving (donated by the students of three Sydney schools) arrived in the Solomon Islands. The 40 foot container, costs of shipping and an abundance of tools packed inside was generously donated by the Lions Club of Parramatta and their community partners. For those items that couldn’t be … [Read more...]
‘paying it forward’
"When exploring the literacy and values sessions our students really grasped the idea behind the project. They loved the story of the little SEAT and drew a comparison to the children’s picture book ‘The Little Engine That Could’. They loved the underlying theme that you can achieve anything and to dream big. This had a lovely correlation with our school’s focus on Positive Mind Frames and the … [Read more...]
This afternoon I visited OOSH & Vacation Care Fairymeadow. They've just begun their SEAT process and we can't wait to see what they do! The featured image is by Elka (age 7) from Good Samaritan Primary School in Fairymeadow. Each afternoon at OOSH she draws a new and inventive image about the SEAT story. 2 SEATs are on the left. "we put them together with a cherry on top! in the … [Read more...]
Pay it forward mindset
When approaching the S.E.A.T. Project we decided to undertake a “pay it forward” mindset. The students worked together to build their SEATs and learn about the project. They then chose a person or organisation to inspire their design. Each student chose a charity that they wished to “pay it forward” to. The profit from these SEATs will be ‘grown’ by the students in a maths/commerce task. The final … [Read more...]