May 29, 2014

Traffic Camera in Whitehorse

The following are some locations that traffic camera installed around Whitehorse Area in Melbourne.  Anyway, the best way to avoid the ticket is to obey the rule.  The second best way is to invest in a good GPS with camera locations.  Good Luck!

Blackburn

  • Intersection of Whitehorse Road and Surrey Road.
  • Whitehorse Road, between Downing Stand and Sergeant Street.
  • Whitehorse Road, between Service Road and Elmhurst Road.
  • Surrey Road, between Springfield Road and Maroondah Highway.
  • Blackburn Road, between Windermere Court and Eustace Street.

Blackburn North

  • Intersection of Middleborough Road and Eastern Freeway.
  • Springfield Road, between Springvale Road and Surrey Road.
  • Springfield road, between Surrey Road and Middleborough Road.
  • Surrey Road, between Koonung Creek and Springfield Road

Blackburn South

May 25, 2014

On The House


No joining fee.

Member reviews.

Quality events.

Go out have fun and don't blow the budget.

Go for free or pay very little for events that others have to pay full price for.

May 24, 2014

Score twice during the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ with Sony.

For a limited time, when you purchase a selected Sony TV you'll score a BONUS Sony PlayStation®4*. 
Plus if you also buy a selected Sony Home Theatre or Sound Bar with your TV, you'll score the FIFA14 Game as well*. 
You'll need to be quick, offer available to first 9,000 eligible customers between 15th May – 29th June 2014.


Eligible Sony TV models include:
KDL65W850AKDL70W850BKDL60W850BKDL55W800BKDL55W950B,KD65X9004AKD55X9004AKD65X8504AKD55X8504AKD65X9000BKD55X9000B

Teach kids to learn coding

With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge.

Watch this TED to learn more about it.

New Costco Coupon 24 May - 8 June, 2014

View the latest Costco Coupon here.

May 10, 2014

Things to do, Events, and What's on in Melbourne - Map

I came across this Melbourne Map on Weekend Notes this morning.

Take a look to find out what's around your neighbourhood.  This map is great to plan activities for your kids and yourself.


Miniature Melbourne from Nathan Kaso

Best city in the world!

Watch this epic tilt-shift time-lapse film featuring a range of different events and festivals held in Melbourne throughout the year.
 

May 9, 2014

Regional Shows/Fairs in Victoria

I came across this calendar showing regional fairs in Victoria.


Good to plan a day trip during weekend to enjoy rural scenery.


Coming Soon...


28th East Gippsland Field Days

Dates Are : Friday 9th & Saturday 10th May 2014

Bairnsdale Aerodrome

School Ranking in Australia by street-directory

Street-Directory.com.au provides the ranking results based on NAPLAN test scores, ATAR Results(e.g. VCE, HSC, etc) if available, combined with criteria including school environment, teacher/student ratio, funding, etc.


* NAPLAN Test results are categorised into 4 areas of Reading, Writing, Language Conventions, and Numeracy. Each category is rated from 1-100 and is then averaged out into an overall score, as highlighted in the right hand section. Australian average score is 50 in both the individual categories and overall score. With this information you can determine exactly where each particular school sits Australia wide. Independent results are broken down and displayed on the screen by clicking on the school name.

* NAPLAN Test covers up to year 9. The results are categorised into 4 areas of Reading, Writing, Language Conventions, and Numeracy. Each category is rated from 1-100 and is then averaged out into an overall score, as highlighted in the right hand section. Australian average score is 50 in both the individual categories and overall score. With this information you can determine exactly where each particular school sits Australia wide. Independent results are broken down and displayed on the screen by clicking on the school name.

* ATAR ranking system will determine where your school sits based on the overall performance of students who've undertaken end of year exams. Student performances will either be calculated in the 'average' or in a 'higher performance' category which is determined by result statistics.

May 3, 2014

Top 20 Educational Web Sites For Kids 3 ~ 15

  • PBS KIDS
    • One of the populate kid web site in US.
    • PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity.
  • BBC - CBeebies
    • A lot of FLASH apps.
    • Including games, songs, storytelling, colouring, video, etc.
  • Nick Jr.
    • From Nickelodeon.
    • Lots of games, videos, etc.
    • Dora is here!