Posts tagged with ‘literature’

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    5 tips to make school bookshelves more diverse and 5 books to get you started

    By David Hornsby on 7 February 2019

    The Conversation, 7 Feb 2019.  When we share diverse books with children, they see themselves reflected and affirmed and...

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    Reading Australia – a wonderful resource

    By David Hornsby on 25 September 2018

    25 Sept 2018.  Make sure you visit the Reading Australia website and make use of the wonderful resources provided....


    Great literature resources from PETAA

    By David Hornsby on 14 April 2018

    David Hornsby, 14 April 2018.  PETAA (Primary English Teaching Association of Australia) provides outstanding resources for teaching literature in...

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    Reading Australia – a valuable resource for teachers

    By David Hornsby on 11 December 2017
    0 Fantastic resource for teachers.  For example: How to build the perfect classroom library Literature units for primary teachers...

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    A Literature Companion for Teachers (2nd ed)

    By David Hornsby on 29 November 2017

    Announcing:   “A Literature Companion for Teachers” (2nd edition) by Lorraine McDonald.   HIGHLY  RECOMMENDED. Book and ePub versions both...

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    PETAA conference: The Power of Reading

    By David Hornsby on 19 April 2017

    PETAA Conference, Melbourne, Tuesday 2 May.   The Power of Reading – Quality literature across the curriculum.  Rendezvous Hotel, 328...

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    24 great books that show empathy, kindness

    By David Hornsby on 13 September 2016

    Washington Post, 10 august 2016.  Great books for teaching kids (preschool to high school) about empathy, kindness and compassion....

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    Amy and Louis

    By David Hornsby on 27 July 2016
    0  is a fantastic resource for teachers. See for resources you can use with “Amy and Louis” by Libby...

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    Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley

    By David Hornsby on 8 June 2016

    CAL (Copyright Agency Limited) has created “Reading Australia” to make it easier for teachers to spread a love of...