The impact of ‘Reading Aloud’ to children

 from a teacher’s perspective  Written by Jennifer Rennie for Reading Out of Poverty Foundation.   ‘Reading Aloud’ is the road to being literate, construction of language for a child begins from a very early age and exposure is key. Children… Continue Reading >

Does the teaching suit your child?

There is a quote that floats amongst the teaching pages I follow and it reads: “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” It won’t come as any surprise that all… Continue Reading >

Report finds bullying and emotional and behavioural problems impact on primary students’ learning ability

New research has found that a large percentage of Australian eight to 12-year-olds are being bullied and/or experiencing emotional difficulties – and these children are falling behind their peers in numeracy and reading in the classroom. The Murdoch Children’s Research… Continue Reading >

Prepped for Prep

Ms5 started Prep this year (sob) BUT not until Term 2. I was surprised they allowed her to start part way through the year, as Prep has become compulsory – in QLD at least – as of 2017. She was… Continue Reading >