Steven Smith wasn't always the world's best batsman. Given his current status as possibly the next-best-to-Bradman, it's difficult to believe that he was first selected for Australia as a 21-year-old bowler, batting at number 8. What does this have to do with NAPLAN? Let's look at Smith's improvement streak.
I was having breakfast the other Saturday with my kids, after sport got cancelled. Some of the team, the boys, were all sitting together, and some of these teenage boys began describing how they write a school assignment. It was something of an eye-opener, for me at least. This is an extract from Jack's full presentation at the National Boys Education Conference, hosted at The King's School Parramatta.
When it comes to getting help with an essay, many students don’t really know where to turn.
Especially for ESL students, or if you’re returning to study after many years - confidence in academic writing does not come easily.
If you’re lucky enough you might have peers, family members, or teachers who can provide a ‘second set of eyes’, but what can you do when that’s not an option, or when you want more external, professional help?