Design2learn

Welcome to our Design2learn project and 21st Century learning where progressive classroom design means inspiring and motivating learning environments and progressive and enriched learning experiences for all students. With our modern, innovative and flexible 21st Century classrooms we have created a whole new learning experience, a new approach to learning that enhances the academic, social and emotional outcomes of students.

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Several key elements were considered in classroom design:

  • Worldwide Research and new approaches to student learning.
  • Access to Technology
  • Type of furniture to make it easier for students to collaborate
  • Flexibility and Colour

Research says

  • Classroom design has a strong positive impact on student motivation and influences levels of student interaction and engagement.
  • Engagement and active learning improve retention.
  • Learning, and in particular higher-order level learning can hit much deeper when done collaboratively.
  • Classroom design improves the social, academic and emotional outcomes of students.
  • Technology engages students in learning and understanding.
  • Classroom design can help develop skills for life and work beyond the classroom.

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 Transforming Learning

Our new collaborative classrooms are learner centred and facilitate multiple forms of engagement in learning, such as collaborative group work and technology enabled activities. Traditional learning and instruction in soldier like rows,  where students worked individually and learned passively has been transformed into groups of students immersed in active learning, who work together and share ideas.

Our new generation of  students learn best when they work collaboratively with their peers. When students work together, they focus on teamwork and problem solving. When students share knowledge and ideas, they learn from eachother and explore their creativity. These skills better prepare students for higher learning and rapidly changing 21st Century workplaces.

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February 2020

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  • Sharks Respect Presentation Yrs 7 & 8
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  • UOW Discovery Day 12
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  • P&C Meeting
  • Yr 12 HSC & Pathways Evening 12
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  • OnStage Drama Excursion 12
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  • Callback 2019 - Dance 12
  • Hospitality Cluster D Due 12
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  • English Year 9 Task 1:Research Task 9
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  • English 10G Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 10
  • English 10Y, 10E, 10A Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 10
  • English 10M Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 10
  • Open Boys Basketball Years 11-12
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  • English 7M, 7E Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 7
  • English 7G, 7Y Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 7
  • English 7A Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 7
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  • 2020 School Swimming Carnival 7-12
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  • Mathematics Standard Task 2:Investigation Task 12
  • Mathematics Advanced Task 2:Investigation Task 12
  • English 8E Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 8
  • English 8Y, 8A Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 8
  • English 9Y, 9E Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 9
  • English 9M, 9A Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 9
  • Technology Mandatory A 8TEA.2 and 8TEA.3 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz 8
  • English 8G, 8M Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 8
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  • Year 7 Vaccinations 7
  • English 9G Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task 9
  • Technology Mandatory A 8TEA.1 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz 8
  • Technology Mandatory A 7TEA.4, 7TEA.5, 7TEA.6 and 7TEA.7 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz 7
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  • Brainstorm - Cyberia Yrs 7/8
  • Mathematics Extension 2 Task 2:Investigation Task 12
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  • Science Task 1:Year 9 Skills Task 9
  • Ecosystems at Risk Fieldwork @Bate Bay - Cronulla 12
  • Evacuation Drill Whole School
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  • Mathematics Extension 1 Task 2:Investigation Task 12
  • Music 1 10MUS1 Task 1:Performing 10
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  • Technology 7 Task 1:7TEB3 Moodle Test 7
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  • School Photos 7-12
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