A Fresh Start!

Start of the School Year Excitement! Is it shallow or unprofessional to admit that one of the reasons I became a teacher is because of the fresh start every year? Even as a child I loved the excitement of the new school year. The new shoes, the new stationary and the new lunch box. I…

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Catering for ALL Students

As a casual teacher you need to be ready to cater for all students. This is hard when you don’t know the students. Some schools have systems in place where there is a folder or information sheet that summarises the needs of students in a particular class. However, a good casual teacher is always prepared…

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Christmas is coming!

I can’t believe how quickly term 4 is zipping past us. As I have been sitting here, taking a break from report writing, I decided to finish and upload the Christmas booklets for the Casual Case website. I have to admit I become a crazy woman when Christmas time comes around. I love everything about…

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Programming

As a teacher I constantly reflect on how I present my program. Gone are the days where your teaching program is presented in a folder with pretty printouts. I am very thankful that I now get to record my program digitally! For all those graduating teachers out there, programming is not as daunting as you…

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Launching a Website

  The day is finally here! After many discussions, talks with university students, brainstorming and hours of creating resources, the day is finally here where we can launch our website. On a personal note, teaching and creating engaging activities and resources for primary school students is a passion that I have and now I can…

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