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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 […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #23

Why I love Footy By Michael Wagner You can view Michael reading the story at HERE    To take advantage of all a book has to offer I implement a Teacher Book Walk!   What is a Teacher Book Walk? (TBW) We implement a ‘walk’ through the book together -with a colleague or in a […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #22

Mallee Sky Jodi Toering Do you know I have had the privilege of working alongside an award-winning author? Let me introduce you to Jodi. I am fortunate to have collaborated with Jodi on several projects at Forest St PS – Teaching Writers, Writer’s Notebook, and Inquiry Learning. This is a treat as Jodi has created […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #21

Apes to Zebras By Liz Brownlee, Sue Hardy- Dawson, Roger Stevens Yeah! Another new book on my shelf. Thank you to Kylie Watson for introducing me to this awesome book but also for creating these brilliant teaching ideas. I only added a couple of ideas. I am lucky to work with Kylie at Dana St […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #20

The Wonderful Wisdom of Ants By Philip Bunting View the story    Visit Phillip’s website: https://philipbunting.com/   The people I meet and collaborate with is a major bonus of my work. In this edition I have had the pleasure of collaborating with a friend from WA! We were lucky to meet at AISWA professional learning […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #19

The Pear in the Pear Tree. By Pamela Allen When John and Jane went out walking what did they see? They saw a pear in the pear tree. This humorous rhyming story tells of their attempts to reach the pear.   View the story:     I am sure you will agree with me that […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #18

The Heart and the Bottle By Oliver Jeffers   Once there was a girl whose life was filled with all the wonder of the world around her. Then one day something occurred that caused the girl to take her heart and put it in a safe place. However, after that it seemed that more things […]

Take Away Teaching Ideas #17

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems   You can view the story here   Jenny Kompa and I share a passion for books! Jenny and I are often chatting about our latest reading lists. I was so excited when Jenny agreed to collaborate and with her choice of book! Thanks Jenny […]