Archive for November, 2013

English language – Analysing text for English Language

November 26, 2013

This post presents a language analysis that might match the demands of Outcome 3a for VCE English, but aims to do so using the knowledge and field from the subject of English Language. I cannot post a link to the article studied for this analysis (although I have a copy!), but I present that the […]

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Options for reading

November 26, 2013

I am, and always have been, an avid reader (and writer!). Reading is many things, including: a habit; a skill; a tool; a challenge; a pleasure; a terrible seven-letter word; a wonderful opportunity. I’m lucky – I know a lot about reading! One of my jobs as a mentor to gifted students is to recognise […]

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A meta-cognitive approach to gifted education practices

November 26, 2013

This post serves to present some of the pedagogical matters I seek to address in mentoring gifted students, and to demonstrate the methods by which these different matters may be achieved. For a word document version of much better presentation and formatting than what is shown here email me at angus@gbdeducation.com.au. Van-Tassel Baska (1986) describes […]

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