Creating a Learning Element… ‘The Migrant Experience’

In 2009, Jo Larkin and I wrote the learning element ‘The Migrant Experience’ for the Australian Government Quality Teacher Program.   The project  involved developing an Australian History unit of work which integrated the use ICT’s (Information and Communication Technologies).   We were given funded planning days and support to write and document our curriculum… Continue reading »


Champagne, lunch and horror… writing a learning element

Last year while at the Australian Literacy Educator’s conference in Hobart the idea for a new learning element was born. Inspired by the work that we had presented at the conference and a few glasses of wine, we decided to write a learning element focussing on the genre of Horror Fiction.   So armed with books,… Continue reading »