Studies of Society and Environment, English and Philosophy Project Overview Learning Areas Levels Ages 10- 14 Objectives How do we best develop positive values in students? How do we encourageSTUDENT VOICE, STUDENT ACTION and ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP through connecting hearts, head and hands. Description • For the students we wanted them to consider environmental assets existing in their communities. • For the educators, we wanted them to explore the potential of environmental education programs to develop and engage in values education. • For everyone, we wanted to raise the awareness of the interdependent aspects of sustainability. Software Keywords Powerpoint, Movie Maker, Word, Outlook, OneNote, Moodle Centra Symposium, Publisher, Bing, Skydrive environment ecollaboration student action values online Authors Mark Sparvell South Australia (DECS) Australia Documents
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Teacher and School Information • Mataranka in Northern Territory • Spearwood in Western Australia • Birdwood HS in South Australia • Victor R7 in South Australia • Yankalilla As in South Australia • Peregrine PS in Tasmania Mark Sparvell is currently Principal at Kadina Primary School in South Australia. Kadina Primary caters for 480 students from ages 5 to 13 and is situated 200 kilometres from the city of Adelaide. Mark coordinates the work in 6 schools across 5,000 kilometres using a number of online and offline environments. This collaborative work together is now in its FOURTH YEAR.