<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1005154772848053&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Fiach Smyth

Recent Posts

Three Ways To Inspire Your Children's Writing

Jun 29, 2015
With WriteOn 2015 - the creative writing competition for primary school students in NSW - announced, now seems like the perfect time to talk about how best to inspire your young children's writing.

America's New Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera

Jun 24, 2015
Juan Felipe Herrera has been announced as America's new poet laureate, and he is a fantastic choice. His poems have resonance here in Australia, especially now as we struggle with the question of what it means to be a multicultural society.

Techniquely Correct: The Opposite Of Personification

Jun 1, 2015
This week we're talking about personification and, even more interestingly, the opposite of personification.

Dialogue and dinosaurs: A critical analysis of Jurassic Park

May 15, 2015
Fiach Smyth shares his critical analysis of one the scenes from Jurassic Park, and shows how you analyse dialogue in a film - something which a lot of students struggle with.

Surprisingly Educational Games: Kerbal Space Program

Apr 29, 2015
Kerbal Space Program, a game which has come out of two years of beta this week, is exciting gamers and educators alike with its engaging game play and realistic physics modelling.