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Handshakes As Positive Discipline

A father with two little girls approached me at a school picnic. He explained that his daughters were new students, and that the older one, Maria, was a bit worried about starting a new school. 162 more words

Teaching And Learning

What is the point of Speaking and Listening? #BlogSyncEnglish

There has been much hand-wringing over the past couple of years about the place of speaking and listening in the English curriculum. The refrain from English teachers and teaching unions has generally been along the lines of this cri de coeur from Joe Walsh of… 996 more words


Spanish for Beginners

Today we had our first Spanish lesson. With the help of Carolina (a Spanish speaker) we started learning a Spanish song and we are also beginning to use some Sapnish words. 61 more words

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Science Fiction Stories

Today in English we started our new unit of work which is all about science fiction narratives. We learnt that the word genre means a type of story. 76 more words


Humph the Camel

The children worked very hard on this year’s Christmas performance.

It was called Humph the camel. It was a story of a very grumpy camel who liked to say ‘humph’. 104 more words

Speaking And Listening

Where the Wild Things Are

Strong readers use a variety of comprehension strategies when they read. At school, we spend time every week practising some of those strategies together. Recently we focused our attention on VISUALIZING. 143 more words

Learning In Division 2