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Forum: Homeschooling June 11th, 2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Spam me your favorite blogs please!

I blog. Need to update it, but feel free to look :)
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children January 29th, 2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: When was your first

I wonder if this is a cultural thing because I feel extremely uncomfortable with the term gifted in relation to my own children! It's just frowned upon here in Australia! I don't know why, it just...
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children January 29th, 2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: I need guidance!

A good teacher will differentiate the tasks and cater for your child. Pull out isn't always best.

Good luck!
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 29th, 2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: I have been friended....

If she's not a current student, then I think it's fine. Our principal told us not to accept any friend requests from students, and to tread carefully with parents. :)

Go with your gut instinct.
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 29th, 2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Sort of new

It is different to Australia too!

I hear a lot about the UK - I lived there in 88-89 and went to school there (Year 2) and I have lots of relatives there. Mostly Kent, Nottingham and Liverpool,...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 27th, 2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: How long?

it used to take me 45minutes. Now I have a transfer to a school 5 minutes away!
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 27th, 2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Sort of new

Hi! I'm Liz ... mostly a lurker but on Summer holidays here in Australia so posting a little. I have a Prep/1 composite class this year, a bit of a change for me! 6-7 year olds :)


Oh, and FYI,...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 27th, 2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Professional development

I taught at one school that did it. I think here it needs support from 95% of the parent community for a change like that AND then there is all the liaising with the bus companies to change...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 27th, 2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Dollar Downloadables

When I tried to checkout, the total was still the original price! Like, $76!!

I wonder now if it is because I am not in the US... maybe I need to check out the Australian Scholastic site to see if...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 27th, 2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Pinterest

I love it! So many great ideas!
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge January 15th, 2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Dollar Downloadables

Wow, how awesome! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Recurrent Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss January 1st, 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Emotionally numb...detached almost

Hi Augie, I don't "know" you very well - I am more of a lurker than a poster - but I just wanted to extend my warmest wishes for recovery.
Forum: Women's Health December 29th, 2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: peeling skin on hands and feet?

might be worth getting your thyroid checked. It can get all messed up after birth and do some strange things.
Forum: Learning Disabilities and Special Education December 23rd, 2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: 6 in March and at a 2.5yr old development

I'm not sure about meth use, but have a look into Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. You might find some ideas.

Good luck!
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children December 10th, 2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Ben's officially 2E.

I've worked with a lot of children with ASD, and for the last two years with a student who is 2E (superior intelligence plus Aspergers) and it really is a fascinating journey! However, it's equally...
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children December 10th, 2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Thought you'd like this

I've read Gone with the Wind and Scarlett too!! Loved them both. The Scarlett author also wrote a bunch of other books all set around Charleston.
Forum: 2005 Playroom November 9th, 2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: No 'Poo ladies....

Hello ladies! I will have to research this! At the moment I am using moo goo - Hair and Scalp Care | MooGoo Skincare (http://www.moogoo.com.au/scalp-friendly-shampoo.html)

Not sure if it's...
Forum: 2005 Playroom October 9th, 2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,795
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Pinterest addicts....

thanks to this thread, I now have a pinterest addiction :)
Forum: 2005 Playroom October 6th, 2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: School Pictures

Mia had photos last week. I'm getting the middle sized package for $15.
Forum: 2005 Playroom October 6th, 2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Issues with clothes?

Mia doesn't really mind what she wears. I've never really given her much choice about it, to tell the truth! But, I do find that since she is so tall and skinny she is best to wear a tunic/dress with...
Forum: Heated Debates September 29th, 2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,183
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Kids Asked to Pay to Potty

I'm a teacher and there are issues if a school needs to make a policy on this issue rather than just use good ol' common sense.
Forum: In the News September 29th, 2011, 03:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Delay Kindergarten at Your Child’s Peril

Interesting article. I've read a lot about the pros and cons of starting kinder early or late because (a) I am a kindergarten teacher and (b) both my children have birthdays very close to the cut off...
Forum: 2005 Playroom September 28th, 2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 372
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: Doctors appointment...

Hi, I know I'm kind of new to this play room, but I had a lump, but it just turned out that my boobs are lumpy after breastfeeding. I had an ultrasound to be sure and it was fine. All those hormones...
Forum: The Teacher's Lounge September 17th, 2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: September Teacher Check - In!

Hi, I'm Liz and I live in Australia.
I teach grade 2/3 this year. This is my 8th year.
Forum: Gifted and Talented Children September 13th, 2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By tassiegirl
Re: What's your week looking like?

Chrystal, I hope you don't mind me asking - but I remember you saying that Ben has a hard time with fine motor skills - how is he coping with cursive?? Cursive is a dying art here - I rarely see it...
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