Does your school require you to use a specific phonics program but you're a bit unsure whether your students have the basic phonological and phonemic awareness skills to cope with what they're expected to do? Phonological and phonemic awareness skills covers all the basics for early childhood children (from four years of age) but also assist older students who are struggling with phonics and spelling. It incorporates skills that fit into any phonics or spelling program. Twelve skills are presented in developmental order and include the following:Read More
In a time-poor classroom environment, formal handwriting instruction can often be neglected as too dull and repetitive; but it is essential, especially for younger students. Research shows that handwriting assists with the preparation for early literacy, increases creativity and productivity, improves learning difficulties and enhances auditory learning.Read More
Make history fun and boost students' inquiry skills
Bring history to life and answer the demands of the Australian curriculum with our History boxes! Ignite your students' passion for inquiry by immersing them in roles of the past as they engage in a range of practical activities.
The History box – An inquiry approach is a resource to help you, the teacher, sweep away the cobwebs of antiquity and breathe life and energy into this fascinating learning area.