I know it’s ridiculously silly to buy books whilst travelling (especially when you’re technically only supposed to be taking carry-on) but whenever I’m in Melbourne I just can’t resist picking up a couple of treasures from one of my all time favourites, 244 more words
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Our CCCC 15 WAW SIG (gotta love acronyms) teaching group shared some really interesting ways to teach Writing about Writing.
We had a diverse group, from people teaching at a fully integrated WAW school to STEM WAW to WAW going rogue. 308 more words
Today I had the great pleasure of visiting Britannica International School again! What a fabulous morning we had! We did writing workshops for the big kids, and story readings for the little kids, and learned sooooo much about what makes children into great writers. 210 more words
I’ve been a fan of audio books since way back when I first started teaching and it was the ‘trend’ to use listening posts (i.e. students listen to story on headphones whilst following individual copies of the printed text) as part of literacy group activities. 337 more words
Libraries in every state, and every county, throw out thousands of books every single year. This is a necessary and important part of maintaining a healthy library. 285 more words