Tag Archives: 5-6

Money Sense – Primary financial literacy

The Money Sense series provides an effective way to build a strong financial literacy foundation for primary aged students to address learning outcomes in HASS and Mathematics. Each title introduces young readers to basic economic concepts and vocabulary in an … Continue reading

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The Godwits – Bruce Pickworth

Bruce Pickworh and Lorraine Robertson have presented a thoughtful and thought-provoking visualisation of the plight of the migratory Bar-tailed Godwits due to habitat depletion. Harnessing dual perspectives through the voice of young Goa Wei living on the coast of China’s … Continue reading

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Get-Into-It-Guides: Hands-on hobbies for kids

A timely release as education focuses on the “maker movement” and the importance of hands-on active learning. The six titles in this series focus on indoor leisure and hobby interests that embrace crafts, games and the arts. Each book provides … 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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Tech Bytes: New technologies unpacked

The Tech Bytes series explores amazing new technologies and how they are changing the way people perform everyday tasks. Each title explores the stimulus for and development of each technology and considers the problems that had to be solved along … Continue reading

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CBCA 2016 Book Week Resources

I have just joined with the CBCA Tasmanian judge sharing our thoughts on the 2016 shortlist in a great session hosted by Eduwebinar – wonderful to hear about the judging process and share our thoughts on the fiction works in … Continue reading

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New Fiction for Primary Readers

Forensics Squad: Unleashed by Monique Polak.┬áTabitha is thrilled to be attending a summer forensics camp, even if she has to go with her sort-of friend Mason. Soon she is learning to dust for fingerprints, photograph a crime scene and take … Continue reading

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