PETAA BLOG

Resource lists, quick tips, and Q&As to help save you time! 

  

We're hiring: join the PETAA events team!

Posted on 21/09/2021
PETAA is hiring two full-time roles in our Newtown, NSW office: an Events Assistant and Senior Events Executive.

  

6 resources for inspiring student reading and writing

Posted on 1/12/2021
We have rounded up 6 resources for inspiring student reading and writing.

  

6 resources for teaching reading and writing in 2022

Posted on 25/11/2021
We have rounded up 6 essential resources for teaching reading and writing.

  

10 more children's books that educators are loving in 2021

Posted on 17/11/2021
We asked the attendees of the PETAA 2021 Leading with Literacy Conference: Powerful Practices for All Learners what books they are loving and using in the classroom this year!

  

6 resources for supporting English and literacies teaching through drama

Posted on 10/11/2021
We have rounded up 6 essential resources for effective classroom drama practices that support the teaching and learning of English, language and literacies.

  

Book review: Go Away, Worry Monster!

Posted on 10/11/2021
A review of Go Away, Worry Monster! by Brooke Graham and Robin Tatlow-Lord, which explores themes Emotional resilience, anxiety, worry, bedtime, mindfulness, emotions

  

New this month: the latest PETAA resources (November 2021)

Posted on 3/11/2021
PETAA's new monthly resource roundup: four new free on-demand webinars for members, key takeaways from the PETAA 2021 Leading with Literacy Conference: Powerful Practices for All Learners, and more!

  

Words in the weeds: leading literacy beyond the classroom—Catherine Oehlman

Posted on 17/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference school leaders session: Words in the weeds: leading literacy beyond the classroom (Catherine Oehlman).

  

Step outside into stories—Amanda Lloyd

Posted on 16/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference classroom teachers session: Step outside into stories (Dr Amanda Llyod).

  

It’s the will and the thrill, not just the skill!—Mardi Gorman & Terri Campbell

Posted on 17/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference school leaders session: It’s the will and the thrill, not just the skill! (Mardi Gorman and Terri Campbell).

  

Making authentic connections in literacy and history through drama—Jacqui Cowell & Robyn Ewing

Posted on 16/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference classroom teachers session: Making authentic connections in literacy and history through drama - inclusive classroom strategies (Jacqui Cowell & Professor Robyn Ewing AM).

  

Putting students at the centre of school improvement —Tim Warwick

Posted on 17/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference masterclass for school leaders: Putting students at the centre of school improvement (Tim Warwick).

  

Developing student profiles to plan and implement inclusive practice—Linda J Graham & Haley Tancredi

Posted on 17/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference masterclass for classroom teachers: Developing student profiles to plan and implement inclusive practices (Professor Linda J Graham & Haley Tancredi).

  

"Guwaala-y": a Gomeroi word to talk to each other—Catherine Trindall & Narelle Daniels

Posted on 15/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference school leaders session: "Guwaala-y": a Gomeroi word to talk to each other (Catherine Trindall & Narelle Daniels).

  

Strategies to support English Language Learners in the classroom—Gill Pennington

Posted on 15/10/2021
Inside our PETAA 2021 Conference classroom teachers session: Strategies to support English Language Learners in the classroom (Dr Gill Pennington).