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Week 8 - Lifelong Learning

The subject for week eight was Lifelong Learning. As teachers we need to encourage students to continue learning throughout the life and well past their schooling. 472 more words

Digital Learning Program

On Friday 24th October I am participating in a Digital Learning Programme Pupil Free Day at one of my partnership schools, Seacliff PS.

We are looking at the… 68 more words


The Book of Strange New Things — Michael Faber


Peter, a missionary, is sent to the planet Oasis by the mysterious corporate entity USIC; when he gets there, he finds a strangely utopian place, where his ministry is not only tolerated, it is welcomed. 576 more words

Book Review

Stuff Happens - Student Reviews

Our brand new series Stuff Happens has been a huge hit with parents and teachers who are looking for contemporary reads that have the added bonus of subtly teaching emotional literacy and empathy. 238 more words

New Books

We need powerful learning and a flexible curriculum

As a former writer of national curriculum in the early ‘90s, I have a sense of déjà vu as I hear and participate in the same debates and discussion over the release of the latest review. 277 more words


What is this Work Studies curriculum?

On 8 October, ACARA released Australian Curriculum: Work Studies, an elective subject for years 9 and 10. Following the release, Melody Harding, Senior Project Officer at ACARA, has written a piece for our blog. 257 more words


Teaching adverbs in context

Encourage students to identify and discuss the use of the adverbs, adverbial phrases and adverbial clauses that authors use to create

  • a character in a narrative, by providing more information about his/her actions…
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