Back to School – Term 4

Are you aware that returning to school after Term 1 or Term 2, or even Term 3 can be more daunting, for some students, than starting a new school year? It’s true for many reasons, but that first

October 7th, 2018|The Creative Life, Tutoring|

Poetry Memorisation – The Spoken Word – Part 1

It's only natural that being a teacher and a parent over the past 30 + years exposed me to many different life and teaching experiences. Today I am going to share my thoughts about something I strongly believe

January 14th, 2018|Creative Writing, Poetry Memorisation, The Creative Life, Tutoring|

The Life of a Sentence

The Quest for the Perfect Sentence   One day the Nouns were clustered in the street. An Adjective walked by, with her dark beauty. The Nouns were struck, moved, changed. The next day a Verb drove up,

February 12th, 2017|Creative Writing, Tutoring|

Let’s Talk Tutoring

A Hatful of Tricks Tips for Teaching Visual Learners Let’s face it, most of us are time poor and we want to accomplish our goals in the shortest available time. If only we could wave a magic

February 7th, 2017|Tutoring|

2017 Shadytree Books ~ Origins

    Hi there ...     Meet Deb, Shadytree Book's Creative Coach ...   The Heat is On It's January and we're having a heat wave where we live. How

January 18th, 2017|Tutoring|