Author Archive for Miss Kelly Jordan

Term 1 Wrap Up

Schools in Victoria, Australia begin their holidays next week. It’s been a ten week term for us and although it has gone very quickly, I feel I achieved a lot with my students. I thought I would take this opportunity…

Spelling Programs

In my eight years of teaching, spelling is the area of literacy teaching that I find the most contentious. I have found that there isn’t a lot of consensus about the best way to teach our young students to spell.…

Literacy Next Week

I thought I would share the literacy activities Kathleen Morris and I have planned for our classes (2KJ and 2KM) next week. The start of a new school year is crucial for developing routines and structures to ensure all students…