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What the Heck is the Super Six?

What the Heck is the Super Six? Simply put, the Super Six are 6 simple, yet powerful strategies to help readers navigate and understand a text. The Super Six are, in no particular order, Making Connections, Monitoring, Predicting, Questioning, Visualising and Summarising. When these six, super easy to implement strategies are used while teaching, they… Read More What the Heck is the Super Six?

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Back to School Music Bundle Savings

For some of you lovely people, you are now finding yourselves going back to work after a well-deserved holiday. Personally, I am now officially over the half way mark for my school year! Either way, we are all back at work, doing what we love and enjoy – teaching. This week I have had a… Read More Back to School Music Bundle Savings

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The Benefits of Teachers Pay Teachers

I have been a Teacher/Author on Teachers Pay Teachers for a few years now. I started after my school started a big push for improving literacy and using the Super Six. It helped me soooo much! I found resources that I could use in my classroom, the very next day. I knew that the resources… Read More The Benefits of Teachers Pay Teachers

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Why the Super Six is the Best Thing Ever!

The Super Six is simply the best set of strategies to use while teaching any subject, to any age group, ever! This seems like a BIG statement, but in my humble opinion, it is true. I was introduced to the Super Six a number of year ago, and since starting on the journey, I haven’t… Read More Why the Super Six is the Best Thing Ever!

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How to End the Year like a Boss!

If you live North of the Equator, you might be nearing the end of your school year. Personally, my year is still “warming up”. I have just started Term 2 for 2017. But, my colleagues in the USA are starting to think about how they can end the year on a positive note, and keep… Read More How to End the Year like a Boss!

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10 Ways to use the Super Six in Music – Summarising

This post has been a long time in the making. I started this series on using the Super Six in the music classroom quite a while ago, and sadly I got distracted. It was however, always my intention to finish the series with a post on Summarising. The skill of summarising is something that every… Read More 10 Ways to use the Super Six in Music – Summarising

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10 Ways to use the Super Six in Music – Visualising

It’s hard to believe, but I started my own Super Six journey over 4 years ago! Since then, I have regularly used these strategies in my own music classroom. My most favourite of the Super Six would have to be Visualising. As a very “visual” person, I “see” things where other people would not. My… Read More 10 Ways to use the Super Six in Music – Visualising