Maxine Hillery

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Lives and works in Bowen, North Queensland.
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A structured garden with loose planting might seem like a contradiction, but here it works like a dream. Take a look!

A structured garden with loose planting might seem like a contradiction, but here it works like a dream. Take a look!

Complex Sentences Anchor Chart! This blog post also features a FREE activity where students write their own complex sentences.

Complex Sentences Anchor Chart! This blog post also features a FREE activity where students write their own complex sentences.

Are you looking for a great newsletter to send to parents each month? This one focuses on reading and writing and includes tips, resources, activities, and ways to get the reluctant reader reading

Working with families/Cultural responsiveness Are you looking for a great newsletter to send to parents each month? This one focuses on reading and writing and includes tips, resources, activities, and ways to get the reluctant reader reading

The Trouble with "Amazing": How to give praise that encourages students to adopt a growth mindset and avoid hollow praise.

If you’re trying to motivate someone—a student, an employee, your child—calling them amazing won’t pump them up the way you hope it will. Not in any lasting way. What’s worse, it could have the opposite effect.