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September 2012 Blog Posts (15)

Introducing… Meg McKinlay

We are thrilled to have local Ten Tiny Things author Meg McKinlay joining us for Our TravelSmart…

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Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on September 25, 2012 at 15:42 — No Comments

Ten Tiny Things

Meg McKinlay’s book sings of the joys of discovery. A family car breaks down and soon their journey to school transforms altogether. This is perfect for classroom activities - see teaching notes here. Has your school got copies? …

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Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on September 25, 2012 at 15:42 — 2 Comments

WIN a day of paid relief (deadline extended)

Interested in attending Our TravelSmart Celebration Wednesday December 5?

Just by posting a photo and some text about what your school is doing in the TravelSmart realm - you will go in the running to win a full day of paid relief.

Entries close this Friday November 9.

Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on September 25, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Hulbert St Fiesta's bicycle valet parking

Red carpet treatment complete with paparazzi action and applause starred at the Hulbert St Sustainability Fiesta last weekend thanks to Rebecca Prince-Ruiz and the Fremantle BUG (bicycle user group). By late Sunday the bike racks were jam packed full! These photos feature Melville SHS teacher Heath Adams on duty and appear thanks to …

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Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on September 25, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments

TravelSmart Banner

This week we finished our banner entries and we posted them off to be made into a banner.  We should have it back at the start of next term.  We also made lots of posters to advertise today's TravelSmart Day and displayed them around the school.

Added by Coolbinia PS on September 21, 2012 at 13:01 — No Comments

Best Dressed Bike Competition

We held a best dressed bike competition today as part of our TravelSmart Day for Term 3.  We had 36 entries.  We gave first, second and third prizes for years 1-3 and yrs 4-7.  All K/PP entries received a pencil, eraser and badge.  The pictures show some of the team doing the judging and a few of the entries.

Added by Coolbinia PS on September 21, 2012 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

Big Judy and Her Bike

You can see and learn about Big Judy and Her Bike in real life at the Picasso to Warhol MOMA exhibit. …

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Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on September 20, 2012 at 11:14 — 1 Comment

Inspiration from San Francisco

San Francisco have seen a 71% increase in cycling over the last 5 years and have a 20% of trips goal by 2020. Many great ideas from the City planners and community development here:…

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Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on September 13, 2012 at 17:30 — No Comments

Wordle - a 15 second tool!

Hey everyone - I just discovered Wordle today! It is a great webtool that in 15 seconds can convert a document/blog or any text into a fun graphic like above.

The example I created used the text from a…

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Added by James Peart (TravelSmart) on September 12, 2012 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

STride to School Update

 

The whole school community at St. Augustine's has been great in getting behind the STride to School program we are piloting this term. Every Wednesday and Friday we record how many students and parents walk, ride or scooter to school.…

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Added by St Augustine's School on September 10, 2012 at 11:52 — 1 Comment

Walk to School Wednesday and Fume Free Friday Poster competition

Before commencing our STride to School program we ran a poster competiton to promote the idea. There were many wonderful entries but only three made it through to the final stages and in the end we decided to make them all into posters to promote the Walk to School Wednesday and Fume Free Friday…

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Added by St Augustine's School on September 10, 2012 at 11:52 — 1 Comment

Velo-City

Book Velo-City by local author Deb Mayrhofer looks pretty cool!

Added by Emma Jack (TravelSmart) on September 7, 2012 at 15:26 — No Comments

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