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Understanding the Separation of Powers

When I hear the term Separation of Powers the first thing that comes to mind is a cartoon from my childhood called Shazzan! It was usually on around the same time as He-Man and She-Ra Princess of Power. 1,122 more words

Australian Curriculum

Analysing Inquiry Learning in 'Popular Culture 1945 - present', a unit by the HTAA

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In this series of blog posts, I will critique a Stage 5 unit of work developed by the History Teachers’ Association of Australia (HTAA),  4,822 more words

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The Perfect Homeschool? - or Not!

It’s planning time again! It feels like only yesterday that I was planning for 2016, and here I am again thinking about what books I need to buy for next year. 618 more words

What's an Earthquake Expo?

I’m glad you asked!

My favourite Science unit to teach is definitely Earth Sciences. Studying earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis is exciting and students love to learn about how these amazing natural phenomenon are caused and what effects they can have. 1,569 more words

Australian Curriculum

Australian Curriculum: A Checklist for Prep to Year 6

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I made a checklist on Achievement Standard from Prep to Year 6 so that you can clearly see what students need to achieve and by when they need to achieve each level. 36 more words


Celebrating International Day of the Girl

Today, October 11th, is the United Nation’s International Day of the Girl. For some females in first world nations, they may have the luxury of wondering why this day is even necessary? 322 more words


Teaching our students to become informed global citizens

I have enjoyed being privy to some of the online conversations of colleagues over the past few weeks as they discuss the importance of Learning Spaces… 524 more words