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Blogging and the Literacy Curriculum

This article is cross posted on ABC Splash website. If you haven’t already checked out the site, I recommend you do so. There are many fabulous free resources and interactives for Australian teachers

Grade Two Students Blogging with Purpose in the Local Community

Last week, Kelly Jordan and I were approached by our local radio station, Bay FM. They were interested in the way our grade two students were blogging and wanted to

2011 School Year Begins

Today was the first day back at school for teachers in Victorian Government Schools. All schools are spending the first three days on professional development and planning. This year my

A Reflection on the Benefits of Classroom Blogging

I updated this post in March 2013. Click here to find the new post! Most of you will know how passionate I am about blogging in the classroom. Since I

Literacy Skills: How Far They’ve Come!

I am always telling people how much my students’ literacy skills have improved through blogging. In my seven year teaching career, I have not come close to finding another medium

Editing Students’ Blog Comments

Recently, a teacher asked my opinion about editing students’ writing on blogs She said “We are having a debate in our primary school at the moment – to what extent

Tech Tools for Teachers #22 PrimaryPad

Each week Simon Collier and I collaborate on an email newsletter for teachers called Tech Tools for Teachers. Click here to find an archive of past newsletters and to subscribe.

Sites for Integration Aides

Monday 9th August is a statewide curriculum day for Ultranet implementation in Victoria. For readers who are outside of Victoria, Australia, the Ultranet is a  $60.5 million online portal for

Super Teacher Worksheets

Super Teacher Worksheets is a useful site for primary teachers that contains free, printable worksheets. The worksheets are divided into the categories of maths reading and writing grammar and phonics

StoryIt: Word Games

StoryIt is a website that doesn’t look amazing with its simple layout and advertisements but has some great resources for the junior primary classroom. While there are stories to read

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