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It's Countdown 2015 and ETA is calling for papers for our annual conference.
You are furiously writing resources for the new HSC prescriptions, preparing to implement the K-10 English syllabus and of course, coming up with an abundance of new ideas. All for 2015!
Share the expertise you are building with your colleagues at the ETA conference on 28th and 29th November at the University of NSW.Call for Papers. Online.
Applications are now open for the Premier's English Teachers Association English Scholarship.
This scholarship is funded by the ETA to encourage research and its dissemination to English teachers in NSW as a further stimulus to quality teaching.
Applications can be downloaded from http://www.dec.nsw.gov.au/what-we-offer/awards-scholarships-and-grants/scholarships/premier-s-teacher-scholarships
These notes and student activities provide an exploration of the concept of discovery as represented in Michael Gow's Away. This interactive resource with carefully scaffolded activities, linked worksheets and websites provides ideas and activities for teaching the play.
A resource on programming the new syllabus has been written with collaborative faculty professional development in mind and can be used for faculty meetings. It has three sections
It has come to our attention that we omitted one of the sonnets in our Gatsby/Browning resource for the Module A Advanced course. We apologise for the oversight and will include it in all future editions. It is attached here for your use.
Issue 1 2014
In this issue: interview with Melissa Harrison author of Clay (Advanced Module C); articles on metacognition, online games and race, Discovery, Animal Farm and digital storytelling research.
Members of ETAs in other states can access all online resources including our journal mETAphor by joining as an associate member.