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For those of you who haven’t heard of BYOD yet within the Australian education or corporate spheres, it stands for ‘Bring Your Own Device’, and it is the next big step in establishing the technological revolution of education within our schools. The integration of devices into schools is not an entirely new concept, with the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) program which has been around since 2007 being a multinational organisation now (including involvement by Australia). This program in general has been met with widespread criticism in the U.S after the abandonment of the program by one executive, and the obvious environmental issues such as maintenance and safety of a laptop within a school environment. For those of you who are familiar with the slow and often frustrating changes in the methods of delivering education, this all comes as no surprise.
In lieu of our most recent team mate's success at the Gold Coast marathon we have decided to share his complete making and eventual introduction to the world. So read on to see for yourself the foolproof method to building a "marathon-wearable" mascot head (success dependant on comfort requirements and pain threshold).
One of the most important processes in planning out the school year is the inclusion of the school calendar in your planning. Not only for homework due dates, yet for planning longer term exam preparation in upper school, having the calendar in front of you can help tremendously.