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My name is Ebony Irvin and I will be creating this blog as a component of EDUC1707, to critically explore literacies in today’s society. Through engagement with course content and other academic resources, traditional conceptions of literacy will be expanded and questioned. 26 more words

Grade One Reading

Grade One is a BIG year for little readers; for most, it is a time when they solidify their knowledge of letters, sounds and word patterns and begin to develop a sense of independence through reading. 61 more words


What we're reading: The Folk of the Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

Recently, I’ve been reminiscing about the books I enjoyed in childhood. So when I stumbled upon a dusty copy of The Folk of the Faraway Tree… 267 more words


Tip of the Week: 5 graphic organizers you're probably not using but should be

Most of you are already familiar with the idea of document analysis worksheets. These sorts of tools are perfect for scaffolding historical thinking skills for your kids. 852 more words


Advantages of Barefoot Books

When I first started my education career I knew that I wanted to help students develop intellectually, socially and emotionally. As a parent and an educator being a guide and supporter of their growth and development is what is key.   122 more words

Children's Books

Author at Work

Mrs Henderson came in this afternoon to share the story that she is writing.  She read us the first three chapters and then asked us for feedback. 16 more words