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Inspiration: striving to succeed

It was in Africa that I became a professional writer. And it was writing for children like Zaina that spurred me to begin. It seemed to me, that unlike many British young people, Kenyan kids were desperate to go to school and, once there, strove to do their utmost to make something of their lives. 99 more words

Tish Farrell Writer

6.4 Final Reflection & Presentation

All the key concepts and tools discussed in each module are now relevant to me. They form a list I will refer to and gradually explore in future. 565 more words

Week 1 Term 3

Dear Parents,

Welcome back to our busy Term 3. We were so happy to see and hear all about the fun trips your child had during the holiday. 331 more words


Improving Literacy Beyond School Walls

Save the Children is an International, non-government (nonprofit) organization focused on providing services and support to children in 120 countries around the world. Literacy Boost… 368 more words


Lyse Links: Research on body language, loneliness, literacy, and busyness

A round-up of interesting articles from my week!

Lyse Links

Becoming a Writer

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know I usually write about ‘professional’ issues rather than curriculum matters. However, recently I was given a set of books about English to review and they made me reflect on issues around ‘professional autonomy’ and how different that once was for young, new teachers. 775 more words

Professional Autonomy

The Rook: Chess code names ahoy!

Whew. It’s good to be back. Work lately has been extremely demanding, which has cut drastically into both my reading and writing time. But now that summer camps are over (helping run a music school in the summer is a boatload of work), it’s back to my regularly scheduled programming. 1,391 more words