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Take Away Teaching Ideas #31

An Aussie Year: Twelve Months in the Life of Australian Kids Tania McCartney and Tina Snerling   I had the pleasure of travelling to Dimboola PS and collaborating with many teachers from the district. I was introduced to this amazing book. I loved it straight away – so many teaching ideas.  There are lots of […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #30

Pig the Pug Aaron Blabey   Who can resist Pig the Pug and Trevor? Not me! A big shout out to Stacey at Manor Lakes as I recently enjoyed sharing this book with her students.   Here are twenty ideas to take away! Introduce the book using picture of Pig the Pug to create a […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #29

BUTLEIGH FARM Written by Di Hickleton Illustrated by Melanie Macilwain   View Di’s website – www.butleighfarm.com.au   I have had the pleasure of knowing Di for many years! It is so exciting to have Di collect and generate engaging ideas from her beautiful picture story book and for me to share them with you!   […]

Take Away Teaching ideas #28

Here We Are Oliver Jeffers One of my all-time favourite books and authors!   View the story here:   In this edition I have explored the book as a mentor text for writers. I have listed the trait, goal with page number and evidence within the text.   Ideas: The topic is narrow, clear, and […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #27

Back to School Tortoise Lucy M George   Happy New Year Everyone! Every time I share this story the audience LOVES the ending! An awesome book to share on the first day of school with colleagues and students.   The story is about a tortoise who is afraid of going back to school. The tortoise […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #26

Harry The Dirty Dog By Gene Zion Pictures by Margaret Bloy Graham It’s a family affair! My family are the world to me! They are also a pivotal part of my business. Chelsea and Emma drive the online and design elements of my business. They are both so talented and generous. I am so blessed. […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #25

Giraffe Problems By Jory John RECONNECT is a word that I have used a lot this year! By implementing my webinars, I have been able to reconnect and collaborate with so many colleagues. It has been an opportunity to share my current thinking and insights with educators in Australia and beyond! The author of this […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #24

Dharma the Llama By Matt Cosgrove   A delightful BLAST FROM THE PAST! I feel very honoured to introduce Janette Colbert to you all. Many moons ago, Janette and I worked closely together at Beaconsfield Primary School in Victoria. She continues to be a passionate teacher! The beauty of our profession is the many friendships […]