Learning Landscape

Why PBL and not just separate subjects?

What is PBL? Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a teaching method where students learn by actively engaging in real-world and meaningful projects. PBL...

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What is Performing Arts?

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Mindset Maths: How Maths works at Living Faith

At Living Faith, our Maths program is built with a foundation of research in neuroscience and educational psychology. We teach Mindset Maths...

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There's something new at Living Faith!

Something new has started at Living Faith Lights, camera action! This year in addition to music, we are excited to welcome drama,...

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What do we do in our first week of the school year?

At Living Faith we start the year off with a week of relationship and resilience building. In our first week of school...

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How we focus on STEM

The Australian Government regards high-quality STEM education as critically important for our current and future productivity, as well as for informed personal...

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Learning Matters

When undertaking the research that informs many of the decisions we make at Living Faith, we focus significant time on the area...

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Professional Learning for Teachers (Pt 3)

Professional learning for teachers that is relevant, collaborative and futures-focused can have a highly positive impact on teacher quality and the engagement...

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Professional Learning for Teachers (Pt 2)

Professional learning for teachers that is relevant, collaborative and futures-focused can have a highly positive impact on teacher quality and the engagement...

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Professional Learning for Teachers

Professional learning for teachers that is relevant, collaborative and future-focused can have a highly positive impact on teacher quality and the engagement...

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Learning Matters

Assessment is the process of identifying, gathering and interpreting information about student achievement. Assessment can be used for a number of purposes,...

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What is Reading?

Reading is making meaning from print. It is not just about being able to read fluently out aloud. It requires that we:...

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Student Achievement Across the Semester

As the semester draws to a close, your child’s SeeSaw journal will be populated with the assessment tasks they have completed a...

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The Structure of Mindset Maths

In a recent article, we introduced you to Mindset Maths, an approach based on three key ideas: Anyone can learn Maths to...

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What are number talks and why are they important?

At Living Faith, our students participate in short number talks at the beginning of most Maths lessons. Number talks are an important...

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Comments on Mindset Maths

In the last edition of Faith Matters (27 March, 2019), we shared with you our excitement over the improvement shown in Maths in Year 6...

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What is Mindset Maths?

Mindset Maths is an approach to Maths teaching and learning by Professor Jo Boaler from Stanford University. The three key ideas around...

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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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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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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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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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