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Read a Book Day: "Foreign Correspondence" Takes Students on a Virtual Journey

Sunday, September 6 is national Read a Book Day.

Over the summer, ninth graders in Critical Reading and Writing I traveled through time immersed in a memoir by author Geraldine Brooks, titled “Foreign Correspondence.” Especially appropriate for a summer reading assignment, the book follows Brooks’ in her adolescence in Australia, enlisting and communicating with pen pals from around the globe. 300 more words


Alternative pedagogical practices to embrace curriculum as a learning space-Aboriginal 8 Ways

The Aboriginal 8 Ways offers many insights into valid pedagogical practices which are often overlooked and underused in westernised classrooms.

Learning starts by understanding an overall concept/topic and the person-environment relationship. 834 more words


First Week of Kindergarten

Well, this was my view Sunday night….totally frazzled and overwhelmed by so many workbooks and manuals and not sure how to handle it all.  And I still don’t know. 305 more words


Curriculum 101: Arts & Crafts

In conjunction with our “Curriculum 101” series, let’s review the fine art of crafting. What’s a parent to do when the thought of glue sticks, pinking shears, and mounds of glitter do not send the heart into palpitations of ecstasy, but rather into fits of anxiety? 751 more words


Are we moving to a two-tier higher ed system? Four-year colleges and technical schools?

Georgia Perimeter College posted a release on its website about tougher math requirements.

A Georgia Perimeter professor urged me to share the information as it has implications for students. 625 more words


Curriculum Leaflets

Curriculum Leaflets are being sent home at the start of next week which will provide information on the children’s learning during the Autumn term. These leaflets will also provide information on how parents can support their children at home.


Maths Booster – homework

To give the children a boost at the beginning of term and to prepare them for the year ahead, children in Gold Class will be taking home a maths activity sheet that is to be completed every night for the next two weeks. 80 more words