PETAA BLOG

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

  

Research into Practice conversations: Inquiry into teaching spelling

Posted on 7/22/2021
PETAA is working in collaboration with leading associations to create a series of conversations connecting research and practice. First: inquiry into spelling

  

PETAA 2021 Conference speaker spotlight: Bronwyn Parkin

Posted on 7/21/2021
Dr Bronwyn Parkin discusses the importance of inclusive English and literacy education and the research that underpins her session at PETAA's upcoming 2021 conference.

  

PETAA 2021 Conference speaker spotlight: Linda J. Graham and Haley Tancredi

Posted on 7/14/2021
Professor Linda J. Graham and Haley Tancredi discuss inclusive education and the research that underpins their keynote at PETAA's upcoming 2021 conference

  

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

Posted on 1/13/2021
PETAA's new monthly resource roundup: An exciting new selection of teaching units based on quality children's literature; new free, on-demand webinars; and the full program for the PETAA 2021 conference

  

PETAA 2021 Conference speaker spotlight: Dr Jennifer Hammond

Posted on 7/6/2021
Dr Jennifer Hammond speaks with us about her research into high challenge, high support pedagogies designed to meet the needs of EAL/D students, and her two upcoming sessions at PETAA's 2021 conference.

  

PETAA 2021 Conference speaker spotlight: Dr Helen Adam

Posted on 6/28/2021
Dr Helen Adam discusses the importance of diversity in children's literature and her research that underpins her keynote at PETAA's upcoming 2021 conference

  

Book review: Rodney by Kelly Canby

Posted on 6/22/2021
A review of Rodney by Kelly Canby - the story of a small tortoise with a very big dream.

  

10 children's books that educators are loving in 2021

Posted on 6/9/2021
We asked our members which books for children they're loving and using in their classroom at the moment - and they delivered!

  

15 quality texts for children featuring poetry, rhyme, and verse

Posted on 6/1/2021
15 literature-based units of work spanning years F - 8 that feature poetry, rhyme and verse!

  

PETAA participates in National Acknowledgement of Country

Posted on 5/18/2021
This National Reconciliation Week, PETAA acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land on which we stand. We pay our respects to Elders past and present

  

Watch: Joint construction in action

Posted on 5/18/2021
In this hidden gem of a PETAA resource, Joanne Rossbridge fosters a critical conversation with a Year 5/6 class to jointly construct a text

  

Recommended authentic texts and resources for older readers

Posted on 5/19/2021
These resources, books, and activities have all been carefully chosen to suit older students who are EAL/D learners, or who are having difficulties with language and literacy

  

Copy of Teaching EAL/D learners? Here are 11 resources that can help

Posted on 1/20/2021
Teaching EAL/D learners this year? We have pulled together a list of resources for you, created by the sector's brightest minds

  

PETAA launches new online course for teachers by Debra Myhill

Posted on 5/11/2021
PETAA announces a new online teacher professional learning course facilitated by world-renowned writing expert Professor Debra Myhill

  

Book review: The Katha Chest

Posted on 5/5/2021
A review of The Katha Chest by Radhiah Chowdhury, where a young girl explores a chest of kathas, and each katha tells a story of the women who wore them