Childrens Book Review: Stanley Mows the Lawn

So here’s the 4th book of the six reading items I’ve nominated for my reading project to be completed by the end of this school term. In Tasmania, the third term ends on the 20th of December. Phew! I think I might just make it. My almost 4 year old chose this book at the…

Splash of an Idea

When I see and find things like this, I really do believe that I live in a lucky country. I came across this new educational resource via my PLN (Professional Learning Network) and it’s FREE! It’s called the ABC Splash and it’s an online resource for teachers, students and parents. For those living outside of…

Graphic Novel Review: Bone – The Great Cow Race

This is the first time I’ve read a comic (now known as a graphic novel) since my teenage years. Back then I was into Richie Rich, Casper, Asterix, all the super heroes comics and MAD magazines. As I was trying to pick something for this comic review at the library, I noticed that the super…

Pathfinders of chocolates

To pay homage to the American tradition of Halloween, I thought I’d write something about trick-or-treaters combined with finding the right path to information or in this case chocolates or lollies. I was on Twitter last night and one of my NLS6 committee colleagues posted something about getting 22 kids at her door trick-or-treating. Amazing!…