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Margaret launching the new Reading Tracks books in Perth!

Aug 31, 2018

On 30th August Margaret James was interviewed by Jenny Seaton about the new Reading Tracks books.  For more information visit us at: www.readingtracks.com.au

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Margaret James being interviewed by FM 89.7 in Perth on the 29th August 2018 about the fabulous new Reading Tracks books

Aug 31, 2018

  Enjoy learning a bit more about our new READING TRACKS books by listening to Margaret James speaking to Sue Myc on FM 89.7  at  ECU, Perth, on the 29th August 2018.

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Impromptu reading in the desert!

Aug 12, 2016

An inquisitive little girl enjoys a one-on-one impromptu reading session with Honey Ant Readers’ Jo Relic in her own beautiful community of Kiwirrkurra, WA – empowered by her knowledge of the countryside and characters in the Honey Ant Readers, which reflect her own world.

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Playing with numbers and measurement in Kiwirrkurra

Aug 11, 2016

There’s no measure to what can be learnt using a HAR tape-measure! Margaret and a local artist having fun experimenting with numbers, sizes, lengths and widths – and language –  in the Women’s Art Centre in Kiwirrkurra WA.

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Students having fun creating stories using HARs Conversation cards

Aug 9, 2016

In the middle of the Gibson Desert, WA, is an inspiring little school where the students’ country, language and culture are respected and paramount to their learning. Life on the land is integrated with their daily lives, and understood by the teachers at Kiwirrkurra School. We (Margaret James and Joe Relic, from the Honey Ant…

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HARs meet the adults in Kiwirrkurra, WA

Aug 9, 2016

We always enjoy sharing our ideas with the community, and ensuring that they feel part of what we are doing in their schools. On this trip to the extraordinary, very remote community of  Kiwirrkurra, in WA, we showed them our new interactive iBooks which replicate our hard copy Honey Ant Readers Activity Books. Being amongst…

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Where have the Honey Ant Readers been? Kiwirrkurra Community, WA.

Aug 7, 2016

Kiwirrkurra, located 22°49’03.4″S 127°45’58.8″E, is one of the most remote communities in the world. The first delight on stepping out of the mail plane onto the red airstrip, is inhaling deep breaths of the clear, fresh air! A dot from the air, but magnificent on the ground, the community is situated in the open, sparsely…

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Denyse Ritchie from THRASS and Honey Ant Readers’ Margaret James share ideas at ALEA

Jul 16, 2016

Honey Ant Readers’ Margaret James was thrilled to meet the dynamic and innovative Denyse Ritchie  from THRASS at the AATE/ALEA conference in Adelaide. Both Denyse and Margaret, always prepared to think and ‘do’ outside the box as long as it benefits children’s literacy learning  –  enjoyed sharing new ideas, and past experiences.

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Benedict Stevens and Margaret James present a workshop at AATE/ALEA Conference in Adelaide.

Jul 15, 2016

Central Arrernte cultural Elder, Benedict Stevens, and Honey Ant Readers Margaret James, had fun presenting a workshop on how a deeper knowledge of student’s language and culture can positively assist teacher’s teaching – in turn, enhancing the learning experience for the students  – at the dynamic Australian Association for the Teaching of English and the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association National…

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