Category Archives: Teaching

No idea …

… where I saw this but it is true! I remember my first lessons as an Art teacher, I was ready, I had my resources, I had exploration activities set to go involving food dye. At recess I ran to … Continue reading

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Things that caught my eye #2

A giant bow in a five year old’s hair, was at least as big as my hand.

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So it is Graduation time …

… and I wrote a speech … It is absolutely stupid to do things you don’t like! Now your mum and dad are sitting here tonight listening to me, and the title of my speech has already made some of … Continue reading

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When the lesson didn’t go to plan …

I remember the time it took us to plan this lesson, we decided to use The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle as our prompt for maths. We took a lot of time preparing, it was a grade of 56 … Continue reading

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Irony …

In origami club today they made whales!

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On our way to meet with Aya …

… our first lovely Japanese Assistant teacher, a day in Kyoto with her and Shizuka. I wonder what the day will hold. Already seen an amazingly clad mother and yes I did chase her down the platform but the the … Continue reading

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Gonski worth voting for!

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