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
This weekend is set to be a very cold one – we are expecting minus temperatures overnight! I do like this time of year, it means lots of time spent inside with the fire going. It makes me start to dream of what it would be like to have a White Christmas. Here in Australia,… Read More Christmas in July Sale!
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
These two, very small words, when put together, can mean the most to anyone who needs to hear them. I have been teaching now for over 16 years, and every time I hear these words, it makes me smile and realise why I do what I do. Believe me, some days teaching are really hard.… Read More Thank You
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!
Using the Super Six comprehension strategies has many benefits beyond understanding text. I use the Super Six strategies in multiple ways with my classes. This week I return to work after the Easter holidays. At the very end of last term, my Year 12 students completed their Half Yearly Exams. This entails the students completing… Read More Surprising Ways to use the Super Six
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