WHAT’S IN THE BOX?
Training Manual – A step by step instructional guide with plenty of colour images that make the set up and maintenance of worm farms in your service easier than ever. Size 21cm x 29.7cm, 8 pages
Educator Guide – This guide makes application of the box easy. Read it and you’ll understand the box layout, contents, relevance and purpose Size 21cm x 29.7cm, 32 pages
Learning Experiences & General Resources – Learning experiences have been included to provide initial guidance and build educator capacity in sustainability, arguably the newest area on knowledge in education. Base knowledge and basic learning ideas are already established, all you need to do is make decisions around how that fits into your specific learning environment and learners. These are a great time saver and more importantly connect educators with base knowledge in the Education for Sustainability. Size 21cm x 29.7cm
Provocation Cards – Create conversation starters with these cards. The reverse side of each contains information to help educators acquire, consolidate and extend knowledge and understandings. Size 21cm x 14.8cm, 32 cards
JNR Big Book – Learn how to establish your worm farm but, more importantly, how to maintain and keep it healthy. And it’s not just up to educators and families to keep the worms alive! Children are engaged in the processes themselves both independently and with guidance. The big book will lead you through the process of worm farming step-by-step so you’ll never feel defeated by the worm farm again! Size 21cm x 29.7cm, 12 pages, 1 per box
Child Readers – These child readers are a carbon copy of the larger format JNR Big Book. These enable children to follow along in reading groups and engage with guided and modelled reader. The clear layout and large font mean these are perfect for independent readers. Size 21cm x 14.8cm, 12 pages, 2 per box
School Readiness Resources – Want to remain responsive? As educators we know open-ended learning is best but many parents still ask for structure when it comes to literacy and numeracy. And is it any wonder when you consider the approach taken in primary schools?
Understanding this we have developed School Readiness Resources of the very best quality. Literacy resources are themed in Sustainability, are created in NSW Schools Foundation Font and the Numeracy resources contain Ten Frames, a patterns and relationships approach utilised in primary schools across Australia.
A – Z Flash Cards – Introduce and consolidate Literacy proficiency with these full colour, durable, sustainably themed flash cards. Size 10.5cm x 14.8cm, 26 cards
0 – 20 Flash Cards – Introduce and consolidate Numeracy proficiency with these full colour, durable, sustainably themed flash cards. Size 10.5cm x 14.8cm, 21 cards
A – Z Sheets – Improve fine motor skills whilst consolidating basic Literacy aptitude with these Black Line Masters. Size 21cm x 29.7cm, 28 pages
0 – 20 Sheets – Improve fine motor skills whilst consolidating basis Numeracy aptitude with these Black Line Masters. Size 21cm x 29.7cm, 24 pages
Posters – Manage your classroom transparently, whilst simultaneously equipping staff, children and families with the knowledge they need to foster shared responsibility for your classroom environmental sustainability systems. Helper Poster, Feeding Poster, Troubleshooting Poster and Class Agreement Poster. 4 x Posters. Size 29.7cm x 42cm
- Differentiate between organic and inorganic materials.
- Understand and be able to separate organic matter from linear waste streams and landfill.
- Explore relationships between living and non living things.
- Demonstrate and increasing knowledge and respect for the natural environment.
- Develop the ability to recognise and reuse recyclable materials.
- Understand the relationship between waste and its potential reuse.
- Where the foods we eat sit in the Food Pie.
- Participate with others to solve problems around worm farming and growing food.
- Be empowered to make choices and problem solve.
- Undertake sustainable practices in the classroom and at home.
- Be able to share new learning with others including families and communities outside of their school environment.