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Volume 38, No. 6


K.O.A.L.A. Awards promotes children’s reading choice

KOALA Scan 2019

In this article, Alyson Simpson explains how the KOALA Awards encourages students to read for pleasure across a wide variety of literature and offers them a voice in the awards process to promote engagement in a range of literacy activities.

Read the article, K.O.A.L.A. Awards promotes children’s reading choice by Professor Alyson Simpson

Tailored professional learning – It works!

professional learning

Monica St Baker, Principal at Hanwood Public School, shares the success of the innovative teachers’ professional learning journey at her small, remote school in the Riverina.

Read the article, Tailored professional learning – It works! by Monica St Baker

SPaRK – A Patch from Scratch

SPaRK Scratch Scan

In this SPaRK, Gaye Braiding suggests a variety of rich learning activities for sustainable gardening in the primary school environment.

Read the Shared Practice and Resource Kit (SPaRK) – A patch from scratch by Gaye Braiding

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