Vol 48 no 1 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

Tributes to Nea Stewart-Dore

Resources: Literacy Through Reading, The ERICA Model - Nea Stewart-Dore

Writing English Units using the I-PLAN (formerly ERICA) Model - Patsy Norton

ETAQ Patron's message - Prof Catherine Beavis

President's report 2014 - Fiona Laing

Secretary's report - Bronwyn Darben

About suffering: Some suggestions for teaching W.H. Auden's poem Musee des Beaux Arts - Part 2 - Garry Collins

Year 9 Unit Australian Identity - Home and Away: A broadening world - Benjamin Parr

 

Vol 48 no 2 contains the following articles:

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

Vale Paul Sherman OAM 01 12 1933 - 04 05 2015 - Esme Robinson

Over their voices we stretch: Breathing life into the student poetry experience - Adam Davy

Effective public speaking for the Australian Curriculum - Dr Anita Jetnikoff (QUT)

A Preservice English Teacher's Learning Journal - Robert Staggs

Why Can't My Students Read and Write with Independent Thought? A Case for an Appraisal Framework - Chrystal Armitage and Naomi Mollenhauer

2014 Literary Competition, sections A, B, C (poem), and E, including judges' reports

Book reviews Dear Writer ... Revisited - Peta Egan

Book reviews How to Write What You Want to Say and How to Write What You Want to Say in the Primary Years - Melanie Wild

 

Vol 48 no 3 contains the following articles

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

ETAQ Patron's message - Prof  Catherine Beavis

Vale John Livingston - Lindsay Williams

2015 Botsman Awards

  • Kathleen Hannant Award Citation and Response
  • Simon Kindt Award Citation and Response

Capitalising on Curiosity - Julie Burton

Curiosity Ignited: AATE and ALEA National Conference - Dana Ellis

Reflections on the National Conference - Jarred Adams

The Importance of Multiliteracies Pedagogy in the English Curruculum - Kerry Schwenke

English in the Contemporary Classroom: The Philosophy of a 21st Century English Teacher - Melanie Wild

Romeo and Juliet Transformed: Year 10 English Unit - Jacqui Watson, Sharon Moller and Snjezana Bobic

2014 Literary Competition - entries in Category C - Short Story and Category D including judges' reports

Book Reviews

  • Guarding Eden by Deborah Hart, reviewed by Deborah Peden
  • Phyllis Wong and the Walking of the Wizard by Geoffrey McSkimming, reviewed by Isabella Winch
  • Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars by Martine Murray, reviewed by Grace Winterscheidt

Upcoming Events

Grace Loyden & the new SATE

Grace Loyden will present a session on a aspects of the new SATE at Townsville Grammar School on Saturday 28th July 2018, starting at 9:00 am. Cost is $20 which is to be paid by the website. Download the flyer for all the details. ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 28th July 2018
Venue:   Townsville Grammar School
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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 ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 5th August 2018
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Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


State Conference 2018

State Conference in 2018 will address the theme Vision 2020: Seeing the future of English Teaching. Keynote speakers: Samuel Wagan Watson is an award-winning Indigenous poet and professional raconteur. Born in Brisbane in 1972, he is of Munanjali, Birri Gubba, German and Irish descent. Samuel's first collection of poems won the 19...

Category:   State Conference
Start Time:   8:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 18th August 2018
Venue:   Lourdes Hill School
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Masterclass - Unit 4

This event will provide participants with the opportunity to explore the syllabus for semester 4 in detail. English and Literature will be offered on Day One; English will be repeated on DayTwo together with EALD and Essential English. Participants may register for one day or both. Program will be available on Thursday 13 September. R...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 20th October 2018
Venue:   QUT, Kelvin Grove
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


Beginning Teachers Day

The Beginning Teachers Day this year will be held on Saturday 27 October at University of South Queensland (USQ) Springfield campus. This day is designed to meet the needs of pre-service teachers, those in their first five years of teaching and more experienced teachers who are new to teaching English. The program will be available on...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 27th October 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Email Enquiries:   adminofficer@etaq.org.au


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English Educator of the week

Rachael Christopherson
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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