Category: October 2012

Simple Teaching Tip

My class have been working all year on what I like to term ‘writing like a writer’. We have writing sessions were we ‘get dirty’ with our writing, by critiquing each others writing. By that I mean we criticize and suggest improvements for each other. I am firmly of the belief that even the best writer can aim to improve. That

The HSC arrives

The HSC (Higher School Certificate) exams start tomorrow with English Paper One. For any parent of a year 12 student in NSW this exam marks the beginning of the end of secondary education for their child. This year that includes me, since one of my sons is about to start his final exams. I have