So, it has been a while. Between crazy yearbook deadlines, teaching, family, and M.Ed. classes, this was a clear place to save time. Honestly, time is still at premium because I don’t know how to take a break. 785 more words
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Reading can be fun… if you know what the hell is going on.
One way I was very critical of my practices last year was not giving my students sufficient context before getting into a piece of literature. 1,242 more words
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Two books which it seemed appropriate to save for this year’s commemoration – both of them not to be missed. Kokoda: Younger Readers edition – Peter FitzSimons OCT 25, 2016 | 9780734417435 | RRP $14.99 Hachette Australia Imprint: Lothian Children’s Books Journalist Peter FitzSimons has proven himself as Australia’s top non-fiction writer, consistently leading bestseller lists.
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Q Station, formerly known as the Quarantine Station at North Head, was the perfect setting for the NSW English Teachers’ Association inaugural Writing Teachers Retreat. Formerly a place of infection and despair, the revitalised Former Men’s Smoking Room was our primary writing space for two days at the beginning of these April school holidays.