Monthly Archives: November 2015

Attack! 8 The right response to dyslexia

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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The call

It was December, 2014. After reeling down the Kaimai, I passed the Ballance depot (who used to have a fertiliser motto I thought brilliant: Immediate response: Sustained growth – but now replaced by something bland) and I swung left off … Continue reading

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Attack 7! ‘I can read’ the beautiful holistic reading insight developed decades ago by our wonderful stjcs

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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Communities of Schools: an email dialogue between a principal and NZEI (Part 2)

The principal’s initial email was to Graham Jones; then Stephanie Mills came into the picture: a senior NZEI staff member – experienced, high-minded, and intelligent – who can be observed doing a good job in relation to a near indefensible … Continue reading

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Controversial posting about Communities of Schools (Part 1)

(Part 2 will be an email dialogue between a principal and NZEI) The real purpose of the Communities of Schools is to aggregate schools for ease of government control and propaganda. Given there is still in place a non-accountable education … Continue reading

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Attack! 6 The infant room rocks along like a dinghy in a storm

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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Attack! 5 A stranger walked on to the school property: A seminal moment

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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