So your school has probably mentioned that either next year or in the years to come, your school will be transitioning to using the new version of the Australian Curriculum (Version 9.0)! Yey!! Everyone loves rewriting units and lessons plans to meet new curriculum requirements!… [read more]
So if you have been following our Homeschooling Through COVID-19 blogposts series, you will now have a rough plan in place for how you are going to tackle a homeschooling routine and have some idea of what topic you are going to start immersing your… [read more]
Okay, so now that you have a plan in place for your day, I bet you are asking yourself the question, ‘What on earth do I need to teach my child?’ This virus has certainly forced us all into roles we weren’t expecting, as educators… [read more]
I love picture books. I love their weight in my hands, the promise held in a few pages. I love that you have to hold them up to really share them with others, inviting your audience to stop and look. And I love all the ways they can be brought to life in classrooms!
There is a key element that can unite all areas of the Australian Curriculum whether it be content areas, cross curriculum priorities or general capabilities. Let us explore this key – Picture Books. Research has long shown the correlation between higher academic achievement and children… [read more]
I have gathered a list of books that I highly recommend for Year 6 Teachers to use as they are teaching to the Australian Curriculum throughout the year. I have sorted these books into curriculum content areas but you will quickly notice that most of the books link to other content areas making them great tools for the time-poor Australian Teacher. (please note the following list contains affiliate links)