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What's Your Four this Summer?

Summer is always a great time for doing some concentrated reading. For me, it happens up at the lake house in between projects. This year, like… 316 more words

Books

Why Do We Study English?

Why do we have to study English?

It’s a fair question, and one that I’m asked a lot. Perhaps you’ve asked this question yourself. What makes this subject so important? 511 more words

Blog

Help us find the Australian Children’s Word of the Year!

Do your students talk Trump or Turnbull, fidget spinners or footy cards? Oxford University Press want to learn more about the way children communicate, and to help us do this we are launching the Children’s Word of the Year free writing competition. 206 more words

Education

Memories of Literacy

Whenever my English professor assigned us a project called a “Techno-Literacy Project,” I was immediately worried. Do I have to be technologically advanced? Am I able to think of enough good ideas to connect my literacy to technologies? 2,785 more words

Book Launch--Our Colourful Cookies

Join Amanda and I as we launch our new book titled, “Our Colourful Cookies” on International Friendship Day–Sun., July 30th at The Richmond Hill Farmers Market located at 43 Church St. 31 more words

Children's Literacy (Kindergarten)

Blast this Summer Holiday!

As Little Bear/Captain Hook would say, “Blast this Summer Holiday, and blast this weather!”

Day three of week one (6 more weeks to go) and the weather seems to have forgotten it’s summer. 520 more words

Motherhood

Defining Translingualism - Place and Practice

In the last few years, translingualism has emerged as a key concept in literacy and writing studies as a way of redefining language use in ways that account for not only dominant/marginalized discourse practices, but also the multi-lingual and hybrid practices in between.   252 more words

Literacy Practices