It’s funny, but I couldn’t believe that I never had never put this list together! Teaching Music has not only been my occupation for the last 17 years, but it is also my passion. I love igniting the learning fir in students, and having the privilege of teaching them Music is an added bonus. For… Read More My Top 10 Music Units of Work
Can you believe that it is now October? This year seems to be going quicker and quicker! It is always frightening when you start to see the Christmas Countdowns appearing on social media, reminding you that Christmas is only XX days away – AHHHHH, I am so not ready! But one thing I am ready… Read More 4 Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween
It’s no secret that I love using the Super Six in my Music lessons. I can’t even imagine teaching a lesson without using them. These strategies have become an automatic part of my teaching practice, and the simple reason why, is that these strategies work! It doesn’t matter what ability level, or grade level the… Read More How Making Connections Helps Students Learn
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?
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
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!