Wednesday , July 18 2018

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Book corner – something special for all ages

Book corner – wonderful reads for children and teens

From a left-field inclusion for those teens who love quirky history to a cautionary tale about social media and fascinating menagerie of mystical creatures, these books will excite and engage your students, and spice up your school library.

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Indigenous language curriculum boosted by new Wiki site

In Noongar country, in the south-west of Western Australia

Schools all over Australia are embracing the incorporation of Indigenous languages into their curriculum. Classrooms at Djidi Djidi Aboriginal School in Noongar country (now Bunbury, WA) feature “colourful pictures of people and animals with words like kaya and mooditj” and a new Wiki site is bringing that knowledge online.

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Yoga in schools for calm and concentration

Photo Courtesy of Yoga Palette

Yoga has found its way into mainstream schooling and with good reason. Stacey Nelson of Yoga Palette has been teaching yoga at a private girls school in Brisbane for the past 10 years. She said “the teachers love it, the students love it, and I loves it!” Here are her words from out there in the field.

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