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Michael Rosen: What is this 'wealth creators' stuff?

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Monday, 11 May 2015

What is it with all this ‘wealth-creators’ stuff?
Who do they mean when they say, ‘wealth-creators’

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Justice & Law

Guided Reading Homework

Hello parents!

Your child will be given a new guided reading book which they will be working with in class over the next few sessions. It is vital that they spend some time reading the set chapters to be able to keep up with our discussion; we do… 49 more words


Some of My Favourite Picture Books

Inspired by the recent Guardian post about Daniel Hahn’s top 10 underrated or forgotten children’s classics I thought I would make a blog post about some of my favourite picture books as well. 606 more words

Diverting Dog Tales

Seb and Hamish
Jude and Niki Daly
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
Like this reviewer, (who was mauled by an Alsatian aged five) young Seb suffers from cynophobia. 410 more words

Picture Books

Restoring Calgary's tree canopy could take decades: Nenshi

With the spring season in full bloom, now is the time to assess the “full extent of damage” following September’s freak snowstorm, in which half of Calgary’s urban forest was damaged or destroyed. 331 more words

Local News

Good Ideas (in PE)

I have just finished reading Good Ideas by Michael Rosen who is a writer, poet, educational agitator, broadcaster and former Children’s Laureate. It is a delightful cocktail of a book, which is one part autobiographical and one part manual for developing curiosity in children. 1,124 more words

Personal Reflection

What is Humanism? How do you live without a god? And Other Big Questions for Kids By Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young

What does it mean to be a humanist? Is humanism a new idea? How do people live their lives without religious beliefs? The first of its kind aimed at the new curriculum for upper primary and lower secondary school children, this book will examine how humanists respond to fundamental questions about morals and ethics, the origins of life, religion and the state.

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Picture Books