Why Don’t We Differentiate Professional Development? PD could be more effective if we differentiated it by gauging teachers' readiness, utilizing their interests, involving them in the process, and providing continual assessment opportunities.
The Zookeeper - a tale of unimaginable love, is an original narrative by Naomi Reed, written to appeal to a wide audience of children and families. It tells the whole Biblical story, from creation to recreation, through the use of engaging allegory.
Challenge students to read 100 books by the end of school. Record title and author of each book on a paper "chain" link and return the complete chain for a photo op and to be gushed over for completing such a feat :o)
Australian History Curriculum: teachers resource. Torres Strait islanders celebrate the coming of Christianity to their lands at the annual Coming of the Light festival. Some interesting insights in this article. See historic details: http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Exhibitions/Permanent/Dandiiri+Maiwar/Torres+Strait+Islander+resilience/Coming+of+the+light#.VftLvsTXeK0