Martin Bryant Not A Muslim

One of my close friends is a muslim and a teacher. She is a delightful and interesting woman with a bright smile. I speak with her three or four times a week. She is Indonesian, and teaches Indonesian language and culture. As part of her programme she talks about the religious culture of Indonesia. She tells the …

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Numeracy Test Answers And Explanations

The questions at the end of the article on NAPLAN testing (a few posts below) were selected from those close to the end of the paper. They are among the harder questions Question One. Each person gets two votes. So there will be twice as many votes as people. Add up the number of votes shown by …

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National Literacy And Numeracy Testing

Teachers are preparing their year 3, 5, 7 and 9 students for the National Assessment Program: Literacy and Numeracy tests which will take place around Australia from the 12th to the 19th of May. This national testing scheme was introduced last year. The idea is that it gives students, teachers and parents an objective way to compare their school’s, and …

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Education Tax Refund

I only heard of this today. Australian parents and caregivers can get back up to 50% of the cost of eligible education expenses for primary and secondary schooling. The link is worth following if you live in Australia and have children at school. Eligible expenses includes computers and related equipment, computer repairs, internet costs, etc. It …

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