October is the month in which we celebrate National Home Education week. This is a great opportunity to explore the practice of providing a course of study for children at home.

This month, in the spirit of improving literacy, we also attended the AATE Conference in Sydney, where one of our Directors, Michèle Fitz-Gerald, had the opportunity to chat with teachers and discuss the latest practices in the classroom.  The talk was all about iPads. Here are some thoughts that go beyond budgets, network logistics and digital resources,  and focus on the instructional use of tablets. Read more.