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Blog for New Teachers Part #2: Class Readers

Here’s the thing. I taught for seven years full-time and a further thirteen years part-time. I taught in junior schools and secondary schools. I taught in small village primaries and huge city secondary schools. I had good classes and awkward ones. I had days when I was on fire and days when I simply didn’t […]

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The Terrible Thing…

I can’t believe I haven’t blogged about this book yet! What was I thinking? I found The Terrible Thing That Happened To Barnaby Brockett by John Boyne with illustrations by Oliver Jeffers, on my son’s bookshelves (my son has excellent taste in books – a gift he inherited from me).  Boyne made his name with The Boy […]

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