Nauru Rich Tasks Archive

Year 8" Promotion in the IT age

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Students will develop an advertising campaign for use by a local organisation or the Government about an issue of significance. The campaign will include some or all of posters, fliers, photographs, cards, T-Shirt prints, logos and similar items for health, educational, environmental, inspirational, promotional or other useful purposes relevant to Nauruan society.

Year 5: Story telling in Vernacular

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Students will choose or create a story to be presented in their first language as an oral presentation where each student has their individual part and in a written form.Both the oral and written works will be presented to a younger audience. The class will build an agreed dictionary of Vernacular words used with preferred and alternative spellings, meanings and examples of use that have popular support.

Year 3: Kitchen Garden

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Students will: a) identify and investigate the different types of fruit and vegetables that can be grown locally and globally in kitchen gardens. b) develop, monitor and maintain their own kitchen garden in groups. Group kitchen gardens will be displayed to an audience at regular intervals. c) use what they have learnt to give recommendations and tips for a healthy kitchen garden through pamphlets, posters or other suitable means.

Year 8: Learning from Pacific Neighbours

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Through a study of export industries of Pacific nations and use of national resources, students will identify natural, service, skills, tourism, artistic, education, health and other Nauruan resources that can be traded with other countries. They produce an analysis of the export opportunity examining possible financial scenarios with estimates or spreadsheets.

Years 10-13: When things go wrong

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A simplified Rich Task Blue Print to be used by teachers to develop Rich tasks they might do. Designed originally for teachers of older students in years 11-13. The example task is called “When things go wrong” a unit on working together in the community during natural disasters. Used as an example during professional development workshops, and added into the national collection for years 11-13.

Our business

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Students plan a small business that is viable on Nauru or as an import or export business for Nauru. They explore existing business looking for ways to duplicate or expand existing ones or identify new opportunities. In groups, they investigate the viability of their proposal conducting and analysing market surveys, exploring similar businesses and using other relevant measures.

Year 1 & 2 NAOERO EBEN BWIO Year 1 & 2

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Year 1 and 2 learning about craft making so they can run a market day later in the year. Children will learn about their Nauruan culture through studying the use of local plants, animals and local crafts. They will ask people to help them learn how to make art and crafts using local and modern materials. They will show appreciation in preserving their culture by researching and putting together information about species on Nauru whose population appears to be dropping. They will investigate ways to preserve them and present recommendations to Local Communities and appropriate Government Departments.

Playgroup level: Healthy Me

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Playgroup (3-4 year olds)can learn much through a rich task curriculum format, when productive pedagogies are used by the teacher. Children will explore healthy and wise ways of living in their school, home, community and world. They will learn to be healthy and wise in balanced diet, safe behaviours and exercise activities. See the Grading Master used to make judgements about children's progress at this very early stage of learning.

Year 5: Community Helper Herbs

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Community Helper Herbs, Natures Natural Healers. Year 5. Students learn to identify, locate, grow and learn to use local plants for their grooming, medication and other uses. They collect information about traditional and modern uses for the plants and share this knowledge with their community. Read in conjunction with the grading master.