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Optimism & Caution: Potential NSW support for Literacy and Numeracy

by Gail Brown | August 15, 2021
Optimism & Caution: Potential NSW support for Literacy and Numeracy

The potential for improvements in literacy and numeracy are great for NSW students, with the recent release of information about new positions that will support implementation of evidence-based research in schools. Success of these positions will be dependent upon the deep knowledge and expertise of the people who fill these positions. Such knowledge and skills involve both experience in teaching roles, evidence-based research and in building learning relationships with educators at all levels in schools. The need for this support, given the pandemic and remote learning has never been greater.

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Remote Learning, stress and burnout: Simple Evidence-based strategies

by Gail Brown | July 8, 2021
Remote Learning, stress and burnout: Simple Evidence-based strategies

Six simple, evidence-based strategies may help when we are stressed!

Deep breaths, positives and smiles can make a big difference...

Whether it's lockdown, or some other reason, take time for yourself!

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Early intervention reading research!

by Gail Brown | April 4, 2021
Early intervention reading research!

Evidence-based practice supported by a neonatal pediatrician! Dr John Hutton's program supports parents reading to their young babies and also supports early screening for young preschoolers by identifying potential interventions.

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Learning to learn more, thinking again!

by Gail Brown | March 25, 2021
Learning to learn more, thinking again!

I've learned so much and I keep learning - this interview and book both confirmed that I still have a lot to learn. I hope this post challenges your thinking and helps you learn more too!

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Supporting student oral language development

by Gail Brown | March 12, 2021
Supporting student oral language development

The importance of oral language for student learning – less teacher talk for more student language!

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