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Mindset Maths

Mindset Maths is an approach to Maths developed by Professor Jo Boaler from Stanford University. It is shared through the Youcubed website...

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Mastery vs Speed

David Geurin is a US educationalist, father of four, principal, and author of Future Driven. He writes, ‘Learning should involve consuming AND c...

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Results in Writing Achievement Through Writer’s Workshop and Daily 5

We began implementing our Writer’s Workshop program in 2016 across the school. We have seen a steady improvement in the number of s...

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Addressing Student Behaviour

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. - Aristotle A proactive approach to fostering healthy and mature...

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Results in Student Achievement Through Project-Based Learning

We have been teaching subjects such as History, Geography, Science, Technology, Civics and Citizenship and Economics and Business through a project-based learning ...

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Rewards and Motivation

Dangling a carrot in front of a donkey serves a purpose in the short-term, but is unlikely to create in the donkey...

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Improvement in Student Achievement in Reading

In 2016, we introduced Daily 5 throughout the school. Daily 5 is a literacy framework that has three major benefits: It encourages independenceIt creates a...

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Classroom Decorations: Is Less More?

Sometimes our best intentions lead us to do more, when what’s actually needed is less. Our teachers went in search of s...

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A New Rule: What Does Love Require of Me?

On the surface, rules serve a community well. They exist to promote harmony and maintain safety. It can be so easy to...

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Let Play Happen

With school holidays right on our doorstep, more than ever it’s time to let play happen. It’s well documented that anx...

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Differentiation Trumps Worksheets

Asking all 6th-graders to master the same concept at the same time is like asking all 35-year-olds to wear the same sized...

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Subjects and Dot-Connecting

Have you ever stopped to think about how formal education was established? And why learning was broken into subjects? And why, over...

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Special Report - The Educator's Hot List 2018

Two of our Living Faith educators have been named in The Educator's Hot List 2018! Read the full article here.

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Living Faith Teachers Recognised in State and National Awards

Living Faith Lutheran Primary School has achieved a trifecta of teaching excellence with three respected educators earning recognition for their leading educational...

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Student Achievement

What constitutes student achievement? In which fields do we apply the term student achievement? Is it a term that refers to academia?...

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Looking to the Future

A question I was often asked as a child is, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ Were you ask...

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Why Music?

A well-rounded education requires us to tap into various parts of a child’s brain in order to challenge, stretch and extend. W...

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Teachers, Coaches or Guides?

I’m not a fan of the word teacher in the primary school setting. Firstly, it implies that a person is the h...

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Collaboration

In Living Faith’s ‘Beliefs about Learning’ we say that, amongst other things, we strive for our students to be effective collaborators. It’s ...

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Project-Based Learning

Our biannual Exhibition Evenings showcase the culmination of a semester’s Project-Based Learning (PBL). But have you ever stopped to think about w...

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Feedback v Feedforward

Your child talks about feedforward. Some parents read about their child’s ability to respond to feedforward in last semester’s report car...

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What to Look For at our Exhibition Evening

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland earlier this year, cofounder or Alibaba Group, Jack Ma shared his story of rejection,...

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The Educator

From best practice to next practiceRead the full article here. 

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Happiness

What do you want most for your child’s future? If you answered ‘happiness’, you are not alone. It would be hard to fi...

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Our Future is in Good Hands

The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place...

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Learning or Regurgitating?

Schools were widely established in the UK, USA and Australia in the 19th century. Schools were designed for the industrial era and...

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Growth Mindset

At the start of the year I drew attention to the term ‘growth mindset’ and wrote about how our teachers are starting to ...

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Parent Engagement

Parents are the first and primary educators of children. Parents enter a partnership with schools to complement the informal education that takes...

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Sleep for Learning

Children need more sleep than adults to support their rapid mental and physical development. Further, a good night’s sleep is essential f...

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Dramatically Increase Your Child's Love for Reading

The introduction of Daily 5 to our curriculum repertoire and especially the concept of ‘good fit’ books has dramatically increased our students’ love for r...

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Student Engagement

Living Faith invests a lot of energy in student engagement. We collect data on student engagement and use this data to further...

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Growth Mindset

You can expect to regularly hear the term ‘growth mindset’ as 2018 unfolds. Please allow me to explain. In September last year, together wit...

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Family Loyalty Discount

As part of our ongoing partnership with Grace Lutheran College, a new Family Loyalty Discount opportunity is available to families who have...

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Innovative Schools Award Winner 2017

We are proud to announce Living Faith is a recipient of the ‘Innovative Schools’ award for 2017, by the Educator Magazine.  This is an i...

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Families Magazine

Brisbane Schools are Changing. For the better and here’s why! Read the full article here. 

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Quest Community News

Loyal listeners encourage children to read in school programRead the full article here. 

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Kindergarten

To enrol your child in the Living Faith Lutheran Kindergarten, simply complete the Kindergarten Waiting List Application Form below. This can be...

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BFX Furniture

Future Classrooms for Future SkillsRead the full article here. 

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Channel 7 News: A look inside 'future' classrooms

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FutureFest, London

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Channel Nine's "Today"

Futuristic School: High-Tech Classrooms Revolutionise Learning Living Faith Lutheran Primary School was featured on Channel Nine's "Today" program in March 2016.

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BFX Furniture - Case Study

Case Study - Living Faith Lutheran Primary School Read the full article here. 

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Quest Community News

Learning plazas and genius bars are part of new classrooms attracting international attention at Living Faith Lutheran Primary School, Murrumba Downs. Read...

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