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As a Chinese-Australian, growing up in Perth’s outer suburbs, Steph was privileged to gain an excellent education and a sufficient reading level, that she has used to collect degrees to hang around her neck. 417 more words

Indigenous

Reading with Pets

Does your child struggle with reading or are they shy about reading in front of people? A great solution to this problem is having them read to a pet. 11 more words

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Ask the Expert: Robyn Steward

Robyn is an experienced literacy education consultant. She has brought her expertise to Oxford Literacy Assess by creating rigorous levelling criteria for the assessment texts and conducting extensive classroom trialling of all… 221 more words

Education

A brighter future for Indigenous kids thanks to The Indigenous Literacy Foundation

I have a secret crush.  A love of social entrepreneurship.  You will be surprised to learn, (or maybe not) that Brisbane has quite a few social innovators in its ranks.   435 more words

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First Day - Video Games and Role Play

My son, 9 and a half returned from  the weekend at his dad’s this morning.  The first thing he did after a polite dose of weekend description, and a half hour greeting, play and breakfast with the boys upstairs, was play a video game.   803 more words

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What Would Leopold Bloom Sext?

A recent episode of the webcomic xkcd has an interesting take on the effects of text messaging on writing skills:

White Hat may have been referring to one of several recent studies that appeared  in the journals… 698 more words

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