Words'Worth vol 49, 2016

Number 1 contains the following articles:

Editorial page 2 - Dr Stewart Riddle

ETAQ Patron's message - Prof Catherine Beavis - page 3

President's report 2015-16 - Fiona Laing - page 4

Secretary's report - Bronwyn Darben - page 7

Start a Rewarding New Relationship with Australian Literature - Philip Jenkinson - page 14

The Robots are Coming for Your Job! Why Digital Literacy is so important for the jobs of the future - Dr Stewart Riddle - page 17

A Story of Practice - Truth on Probation - Patsy Norton, Angela Mason, Elizabeth Burridge, Peter Blakelock - page 19

An Essay that Sparked an Educational Renaissance - Natalie Kennedy - page 24

Grammar in Context: Improving the Academic Writing of EAL/D Learners in Queesland State schools - Melanie Wild - page 28

Some Views on Grammar Teaching - Garry Collins - page 33

Silent Companion, A poem by Patsy Norton - page 38

English Multimodal Resource: A World of Stories - Danielle Crocker -  page 39

ETAQ Member Survey - page 42

Book reviews by Melissa Blacklock, Tamara Broughton, Melanie Currie, Veronica McDermott, Emma Monfries

 

Number 2 contains the following articles

Editorial - Stewart Riddle - page 2

Senior Syllabuses Draft 1: English, Essential English, Literature, English as an Additional Language, Submission to QCAA - page 3

Learning Journal: Senior Phase English Curriculum - Mark Keidge - page 8

The English Teacher, the Modern Prometheus - Dr Stewart Riddle - page 14

Capitalising on Curiosity with the Duchess. Some suggestions for Teaching Robert Browning's poem My Last Duchess, Part 1 - Garry Collins - page 16

Teacher Collaboration and an ActionThriller Series -  The Solution to a Common Problem - Patsy Norton, Roseanne Cavallaro, Elizabeth Burridge and Steve Andrew - page 25

Helping Teachers understand Their Role in the Teaching of the Astralian Curriculum English - Annette Curnow - page 32

2015 Literary Competition - Entries in Section A with judges' comments. - page 42

 

Number 3 contains the following articles

Editorial - Stewart Riddle

Peter Botsman Award presentation to Grace Loyden

How can English Encourage Students to be the Change They Want to See in the World? - Emma Michael

The Five Most Common Problems in Teaching Oral Communication Skills - Kevin Ryan and Adrian Pauley

Capitalising on Curiosity with Duchess - Part 2, Garry Collins

Adelaide 2016: Neoliberal Policies - Anne Wood

Adelaide 2016: Weft and Warp - Estelle Deshon

Young Adult Fiction - Sophie Johnson

A Pre-service Teacher's Pedagogical Perspective - Samuel Yeats

2015 Literary Competition - Sections B - E

Words'Worth vol 49 no 3

Upcoming Events

Masterclass - Unit 4

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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Date:   Saturday 20th October 2018
Venue:   QUT, Kelvin Grove
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From the Physical to the Intellectual

Kathleen Macdonald is presenting From the Physical to the Intellectual on Saturday 20th October, 2018 at Ryan Catholic College from 9:00 to 11:30am. This will be an extended version of the workshop Kathleen is presenting at the State Conference on 18 August. All the details are available here.   ...

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Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 20th October 2018
Venue:   Ryan Catholic College
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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...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   10:00 AM
Date:   Saturday 27th October 2018
Venue:   Springfield Campus of USQ
Phone Enquiries:   0455 464 000
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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 ...

Category:   Seminar
Start Time:   9:00 AM
Date:   Sunday 28th October 2018
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Venue:   Jam Corner Restaurant


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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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