Stories From Our Journey

2014 Term 2 Student Showcase: Professional Learning Conference

On Tuesday 27th of May, 2014 we ran our first Student Showcase Learning Conference, run in-place of a Tuesday afternoon staff meeting. The idea behind this new event was to not only showcase and celebrate some of our students amazing work but also to celebrate teachers' input into their learning, lives and successes. It was an exciting and enriching afternoon. 
 

Faith shares her talent with Apple Distinguished Educators!

On Tuesday 25 March 2014, Year 11 Redlands College student, Faith Ty (AKA Cypher) was the keynote presenter at an Apple event for Apple Distinguished Educators and school leaders.

Redlands College named Apple Distinguished School

Redlands College is pleased to announce that it has again been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013 to 2015 for our endeavours to improve learning through the integration of Information Communication Technology (ICT), specifically iPads.

Year 2V collaborative ebook showcase

On Monday 11/11/2013, students in  Mrs Vaughan's Year 2 class shared with parents their collaborative eBook. The ebook detailed their excursion to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and was created using the Book Creator app on their iPads. Students worked separately on text and illustrations on their iPads, then Mrs Vaughan collated their work, along with photographs, into a single book.The Book was then published in iBooks so all students could download and read on their iPads. Following is a video of the ebook for parents that were unable to make the Monday morning showcase. 

I want to post a video or photo online presentation

During Term 4 of 2013 Middle and Senior School students have attended a presentation focused on steps students need to take before posting a photo or video online. The following flowchart poster has been created and placed in classrooms as a visual reminder to think before posting online. 

Rapid Download Professional Learning Session: Term 3, 2013

We ran our fifth Rapid Download session on Tuesday 27th of August, 2013 with a focus on collaboration, being creative, problem solving and thinking critically. An incredible afternoon of fun, food, sharing and learning took place.

Faith Ty Year 10 finalist in the Triple J Unearthed High Competition

Congratulations to Faith Ty (10B) on being one of the 6 finalists in the Triple J Unearthed High competition. Faith who is known by the alias of ‘Cypher’ was up against over 900 other Australian High School students. Her song ‘Liar’ has had great success, being played on not only the Unearthed radio station but also the main Triple J station numerous times. You can listen/rate and review her track at http://www.triplejunearthed.com.au/Artists/View.aspx?artistid=66748

MYSA Conference: 16 Year 7 Integrated Learning students participated in a Virtual classroom

On Friday 25/5/2013, 16 Year 7 students from Mr Ayling's Integrated Learning class were invited to participate in a virtual classroom at this year's Middle Years Schooling Association (MYSA) Conference on the Gold Coast. Students had the exciting opportunity to share their learning and project work with teachers and principals from around the world.

Middle School Cyber Safety Presentation

On Friday the 3/5/2013 Brett Lee, founder of INESS, spoke to Middle School students discussing cybersafety and our online rights and responsibilities.

GOOD ONLINE CHOICES = GREAT ONLINE EXPERIENCES was the focus of Brett's message. The presentations were tailored, age appropriate 1hour sessions, simplifying what’s needed for children to protect themselves online.

Some of the themes Brett covered with our students include:

Junior School, Senior School, Staff and Parents Cyber Safety Presentation

On Monday the 11/3/2013 Brett Lee, founder of INESS, come and spoke to staff, parents, students in the Junior School (years 1-5) and the Senior School examining cybersafety and our online rights and responsibilities. Parents who wish to find out more about Brett may access his website at www.iness.com.au.

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