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Guided Reading and other curriculum mysteries

The mind plays strange tricks on people. Recently, even though I know I’m way past my sell-by date (I haven’t taught full-time since 1987), I’ve been thinking it would be great to go back to the classroom. Not as a visiting author; as a class teacher. I’d like a nice Year 5 or Year 6 […]

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Here’s to the gatekeepers. Hip, hip…

Writers write ; it goes without saying. We bed down for months, even years, in our studies and sheds, in our cafés and cubbyholes, typing away, drafting and editing and drinking far too much coffee.         What we don’t do, often enough, is see for ourselves the impact those months of writing […]

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