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Stuff Happens

Four boys, four stories, four great Australian writers in an important new series

Stuff happens sometimes.
Everyday stuff. At school, at home, with sport, with mates. 694 more words

New Books

Beyond Borders: perspective, empathy, and the refugee experience

In planning the implementation of the new NSW English Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum last year, our faculty program writing team decided that we needed a unit for Year 9 with a focus on the concept of “perspective”, particularly to develop our students’ sense of empathy. 1,189 more words

English Teaching

musings on assessment: Part 1

Before I became a teacher, my understanding of assessment and grades was based solely on, unsurprisingly, my experience as a student.

I mostly got As – because I tried hard, because I was good at it, because I had a lot of help from my parents. 1,656 more words

Critical Reflection

Exploring Integrated Units

Exploring Integrated Units.

I have been witness to much discussion of late across various  school sites that I have visited regarding the difficulty of integrating math and science using an inquiry approach.   560 more words

Inquiry-based Learning

A Vlog: Reading to Learn

Last week an EAL Consultant from Catholic Education SA, who I have worked closely with over the past couple of years, invited me to create a video sharing my experiences, observations, data and reflections on the use of… 113 more words


ICT General Capability and Assignment 2

   by  Will Lion


I am overwhelmed with how much information, programs, documents and so on are out there to assist teachers with their…well…teaching. The Australian Curriculum in itself is a wealth of information. 396 more words



The Makers Empire Australian Learning Program held a video conference event with teachers from 4 Australian schools.The event was designed to increase the knowledge of teachers about the use of 3D printing and creating 3D objects. 329 more words