Words'Worth vol 50, nos 1, 2 and 3

Number 3 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stew Riddle

A Word from the Patron - Anita Jetnikoff

Life Membership award presentation to Garry Collins

Peter Botsman Memorial Award presentation to Kathleen Macdonald

Reflection on the 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference - Karen Norman

Reflection on the 2017 AATE/ALEA National Conference - Pippa West

English and Society: Basics for the Eighties - Graham Little

'How can I reach these kids?' Reflections on student [dis]engagement and negative washback from assessment in 2017 - Dylan Mead

Is it time to look back in order to move forward? Pedagogical considerations for 21st century educators. - Heather Best

Literature from Asia: Differently Coloured Lights - Erwin Cabucos

Book reviews:  Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King - Belinda Hampton, Night Swimming  - Emma Monfries

ETAQ 50th Anniversary Special Feature:

Pre-Conference Birthday Celebration

State Conference - Transcript of President's speech

A Ramble Through the Thickets of ETAQ's Early Days - Glyn Davies

A personal reflection on the 50th anniversary of ETAQ - John Thomas

Fifty and Fabulous 50 Word Writing Competition

 

Number 2 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stew Riddle

Grammar at the Coalface: Discourse Elements in Texts - Dr Lenore Ferguson

Keynote for ETAQ 2009 State Conference - Anita Jetnikoff

Affective Objectives: The Revenge of the Unassessed - Ray Misson

Critical Literacy: What's Writing Got To Do With It? - Barbara Kamler

2016 Literary Competition entries

 

Number 1 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stew Riddle

A word from the Patron - Anita Jetnikoff

President's report at 2017 AGM on activities for 2016

Secretary's report 

Capitalising on curiosity with the Duchess: some suggestions for teaching Robert Browning's poem My Last Duchess. Part 3 - Garry Collins

Weaving worlds with words and wonder - Julie Arnold

Going beyond the standard comparison of narrative and film - Patsy Norton, Elizabeth Burridge, Molly Jarred

What happened to poetry writing in the  Queensland curriculum? - Anne Wood

Poetry Aloud: Strategies for the memorisation and recitation of poetry - Karina Hepner

The 2016 Sam Power Oration - Heather Fraser

Activities to nuture student engagement and deep learning in  a unit on dystopia - Lisa Yallamas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Our second Masterclass, and the final in our Vision 2020 series, will provide targeted and specific knowledge for Unit 4 of the new QCE English syllabuses English, Literature, English as an Additional Language, and Essential English. English teachers will work with a variety of experts, academics and peer practitioners. Participants will rece...

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From the Physical to the Intellectual

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Beginning Teachers Day

The Beginning Teachers Day this year will be held on Saturday 27 October at University of South Queensland (USQ) Springfield campus, 37 Sinnathamby Blvd, Springfield Central. The Date Claimer and Call for Presenters is available now. Further information on the program is available here This day is designed to meet the needs of pre-ser...

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Townsville Breakfast Book Club

Grace Loyden is organising a series of Breakfast Book Clubs starting at 9:00 am on: Sunday 11 February - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent Sunday 21 April - The White Earth by Andrew McGahan Sunday 5 August - Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood Sunday 28 October - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler ...

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English Educator of the week

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Brisbane Girls Grammar School

Number of years teaching:
25.  12 years at BGGS

Where else have you taught?
St Edmund's College, Ipswich (all boys)
Mt Alvernia College, Kedron (all girls)
Downlands College, Toowoomba (co-ed boarding with Ag Studies programme)

 

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