20 September 2019
What is close reading? Why is it important? How do we tackle it? John Dabell deep dives into close reading in his latest blog.
29 August 2019
John Dabell our resident teacher blogger gives his top 20 tips for helping parents prepare their children for back to school!
22 August 2019
Teaching is a great job with lots of magical moments, but it can also be stressful with a pile of challenges and long hours. So why do teachers teach?
24 July 2019
Parental engagement has a huge impact on children’s learning, but it can be a tough nut to crack. John Dabell shares his top tips for engaging with parents and creating a healthy learning community.
20 June 2019
Guided reading (GR) is a potentially powerful approach to developing literacy, so why don’t many teachers like it? Writer and educator John Dabell unpacks the reality and future of GR.
29 May 2019
If you love to laugh, you’ll love the Lollies!
23 May 2019
We are saddened to hear of the death of beloved children’s author and illustrator Judith Kerr. In honour of her incredible life and work, we wanted to share some our favourite Judith Kerr classics with you.