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Noli te des bastardes carborundorum

The title of this blog post comes from Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaids Tale. Yes, it is a rather confronting title for a blog post, but there is a story behind how I came to write this post and title … Continue reading

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NAPLAN always leaves a lingering bitter after taste…

This week, every school across Australia will administer the NAPLAN Literacy and Numeracy tests to students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Initially, the test was designed to be a diagnostic test for schools to identify strengths and weaknesses. … Continue reading

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