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We love to hear from other teachers/professionals! This category includes all of our guests that have written blogs for us about a topic or idea feel would benefit other teachers. Are you interested in doing a guest blog? Send us an email at [email protected]

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Guest Blog Professional Development

Classroom Mysteries - Perceptual Processing Disorders

Every day in classrooms across Australia, contemporary Educators put on their “Nancy Drew” hats and try to solve the mystery of why one of their students isn’t learning effectively. Faced with a plethora of likely suspects, the investigation continues, until the “culprit” is found. This is the story of one of the unsolved cases...

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Guest Blog

How to Use Whiteboards in the Classroom to Encourage Creativity

Creativity is important. It aids a child’s intellectual and emotional development, helps them to innovate and develop problem-solving skills, and can even help children to feel more confident in their ideas and decisions.

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A Ferret Named Phil
Guest Blog

A Heart-warming Story Helping Children Face Bullying

Bullying is an issue that affects all children on some level - and if not addressed early on, it can have severe psychological consequences. Statistics indicate that it’s only getting worse.

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A Fun Activity to Introduce Density to Children
Activities Guest Blog

A Fun Activity to Introduce Density to Children

Hello, my name is Emma and I blog at Science Sparks, a blog that is packed full of fun, easy and engaging science activities for children of all ages, using materials and equipment you probably already have around the house.

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Opinion: Time for parents to parent and for teachers to teach
Guest Blog

Opinion: Time for parents to parent and for teachers to teach

When our children fail, the scramble is on to lay blame. The system, those within it, the Government – anyone but ourselves.

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A Fun Activity to Introduce Magnetism to Children
Activities Guest Blog

A Fun Activity to Introduce Magnetism to Children

Hello, my name is Emma and I blog at Science Sparks, a blog that is packed full of fun, easy and engaging science activities for children of all ages, using materials and equipment you probably already have around the house.

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Nick's Term 1 Top 10 Thoughts On Teaching
Guest Blog

Nick's Term 1 Top 10 Thoughts On Teaching

"In light of the imminent retirement of legendary broadcaster David Letterman, it seems appropriate, in his honour, for this blog post to take the form of a Top 10 list – Letterman’s classic trope."
Nick Spinks, a Year 10-12 Media Studies teacher at Ararat College, 2.5 hours west of Melbourne, reflects on his first term as a teacher after swapping life as a solicitor to join Teach For Australia.

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