Category Archives: Port Elliot Primary

Creativity, Collaboration and Get Kids Questioning – the Keys to Edutech 2014

Once again I was fortunate to attend Edutech 2014 in Brisbane this year. After attending and being blown away last year I pushed for our school to send a team of teachers this year so that we could hopefully create … Continue reading

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Kidsmatter and relationships matter

This year our school has embarked on the Kidsmatter program.  Kidsmatter is a mental health and well-being framework for primary schools.  It is sponsored by Beyond Blue, Principals Institute of Australia, Australian Psychological Society, Early Childhood Australia and the Federal … Continue reading

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BYOD and Primary Schools – Questions and Issues

This year in my year 6/7 class we have trialled allowing students to bring in their own IPads and IPods for school use. Our reasons for this included it allows more students to access school owned devices, students can develop … Continue reading

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My two weeks as Deputy

Over the past two weeks I have had the opportunity to be acting Deputy Principal at Port Elliot Primary School.  This has been the first time that I have been in this role.  Until this opportunity my leadership experience has … Continue reading

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Let’s get started!

Welcome to my blog. My name is Kathy Turley and I am working at Port Elliot Primary School in South Australia.  My role at the school is ICT- Rich Pedagogy Coordinator and Year 6/7 classroom teacher.  I love teaching and … Continue reading

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