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Simple Machines in my Makerspace

Simple Machines in my Makerspace is a cleverly designed series that combines the scientific principles of simple machines alongisde those underpinning Makerspaces. As students learn about different simple machines there are opportunities to apply and test the scientific principles through … Continue reading

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Tadpoles – Fairytale Twists

Tadpoles: Fairytale Twists take classic fairy tales and add an inventive and amusing twist to each story. Fun illustrations and an activity at the end add to the appeal for children who are starting to read independently. Each story contains … Continue reading

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Mapping the Continents

Discover: Australia, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America This is a useful and engaging series to support Geography investigations in the primary classroom with full-color maps, photos, diagrams, drawings and symbols to aid interpretation and investigation. Each book’s … Continue reading

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Finance & Economics: Money Basics series

These simple, engaging stories present basic financial literacy concepts for young readers for Foundation to Year 2. Concept covered include earning, saving, spending, borrowing, budgeting and comparing shopping (including online), and lay the foundation for developing understanding for managing money … Continue reading

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Pick your Poem – It’s Poetry Month!

Poetry is celebrated across America in April – National Poetry Month provides a wonderful platform to celebrate this often overlooked literary form. Although Australia hasn’t officially promoted  a similar celebration, 2016 sees the start of something good. Check out the … Continue reading

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Welcome to my book banter

Join me as I review books that come my way, mainly via INT Books, a fantastic distributor based in Melbourne, Australia. I represent the company in Tasmania, so if you see a book or two that you would like to … Continue reading

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