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‘Excursions’, Montessori-style

“When the child goes out, it is the world itself that offers itself to him. Let us take the child out to show him real things instead of making objects which represent ideas and closing [...]

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Service to Others is Not a Theory…We Have to Live It

At MIC we talk a lot about being of service to others and it’s something we have blogged about before. In fact, it’s a fundamental aspect of the culture of our College and one of the [...]

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Parenting Teenagers: My Top Tips by MIC Parent Rachael Skyring

Today’s blog is by MIC Parent Rachael Skyring. Rachael has three children at MIC – Tom in Senior Phase, Nick in the Adolescent Community and George in the Primary College… I [...]

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Student-run Clubs Create Space for Passions and Interests

“Education is a natural process carried out by the child, and is not acquired by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment.” – Dr Maria Montessori The Montessori [...]

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Not too Shab-bee for this Micro-economy!

Did you know that one bee will only make 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in it’s entire life? And a bee must fly the equivalent of three orbits around the world and visit more than 4 million [...]

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Spotlight on CyberSafety in Secondary College

The spotlight was on CyberSafety this morning when Senior Constable Rob from Queensland Police visited MIC to run an information session for our Senior Phase students (Years 10-12). After [...]

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Live a Life of Purpose: Community Service at MIC

 “It is not just the practical life in a house, cleaning rooms, watering plants, etc., that is important, but the fact that everyone in the world must move with a purpose and must work, not [...]

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Restorative Practice: Our Approach to Behaviour Support at MIC

Next Friday 15 March 2019 is National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA), an initiative coordinated by the Queensland Government on behalf of Australia’s government, Catholic and [...]

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Sushi Micro-economy Back in Business

There’s an air of excitement at MIC today as dozens of hungry tummies patiently await the delivery of their first sushi order for 2019. Hospitality students in our Adolescent Community [...]

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Youth Driver Training a Roaring Success

Yesterday our Year 11 students participated in Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Program (RYDA), a free road safety education program based on the concept that it’s not enough to teach a young [...]

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