Oral vocab growth lifts reading ability
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Oral vocab growth lifts reading ability

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Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for ...

Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for the first time an "intimate relationship between [spoken] vocabulary and reading ability".

Early childhood education and Sesame Street
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Early childhood education and Sesame Street

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Liam Bartlett meets Sesame Street co-creator Lloyd Morrisett and the team behind the experiment to see if early childhood could be "disguised" entertainment, 50 years ago this ...

Liam Bartlett meets Sesame Street co-creator Lloyd Morrisett and the team behind the experiment to see if early childhood could be "disguised" entertainment, 50 years ago this year.

CEO-style principal transforms Tamworth primary
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CEO-style principal transforms Tamworth primary

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The recruitment of 15 highly paid executive principals tasked with improving the performance of schools in NSW with high proportions of Aboriginal students is starting to pay ...

The recruitment of 15 highly paid executive principals tasked with improving the performance of schools in NSW with high proportions of Aboriginal students is starting to pay off in Tamworth. Hillvue Primary School executive principal Chris Shaw has the authority to choose his own staff and vary the curriculum, and the school's NAPLAN results and level of parent engagement have been transformed.

Catholic school puts an end to tests
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Catholic school puts an end to tests

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It's being described as a radical new experiment in education, the Catholic school that has done away with tests, grades and even year levels. St Luke's Catholic College is ...

It's being described as a radical new experiment in education, the Catholic school that has done away with tests, grades and even year levels. St Luke's Catholic College is delivering a personalised curriculum for every student and it's all being delivered in a brand-new, open plan school with life coaches. But critics are questioning the radical approach to learning.

Extra French
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Extra French: La Jumelle

Episode 7 ABC April 3, 2007

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We discover that Sacha has a twin, Christelle, who is coming to visit. However, Sam, Nico and Annie do not know that Sacha has a twin, and so much confusion ensues when they ...

We discover that Sacha has a twin, Christelle, who is coming to visit. However, Sam, Nico and Annie do not know that Sacha has a twin, and so much confusion ensues when they presume that Christelle is actually Sacha. In French.

Extra French
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Extra French: Fou de foot

Episode 12 ABC May 22, 2007

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England are playing France in the World Cup Final and Sacha's new English boyfriend is coming round for the match. Nico can't be there but doesn't want to know the score. ...

England are playing France in the World Cup Final and Sacha's new English boyfriend is coming round for the match. Nico can't be there but doesn't want to know the score. When England beats France, Sacha realises she has made a big mistake. Sam has a surprising question for Annie! In French.

Extra French
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Extra French: Sam Fait du Shopping

Episode 2 ABC February 27, 2007

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In this episode, Sam has his first experience of shopping in France. First he does some grocery shopping on the Internet. Then Sacha, Annie and Nico decide to give him a ...

In this episode, Sam has his first experience of shopping in France. First he does some grocery shopping on the Internet. Then Sacha, Annie and Nico decide to give him a makeover which turns out to be a disaster, so he ventures out to clothes shops by himself. In French.

Class Of
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Class Of

Season 1 Episode 7 Ten September 26, 2012

Personal and social capability

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This week Daniel gets read the riot act. Ryan's usually easy-going nature is forgotten as he explodes with frustration; meanwhile two of the students in Nev's maths class are ...

This week Daniel gets read the riot act. Ryan's usually easy-going nature is forgotten as he explodes with frustration; meanwhile two of the students in Nev's maths class are accused of cheating.

Extra French
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Extra French: Sam trouve du travail

Episode 4 ABC March 13, 2007

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Sacha needs promotion to earn more money, so approaches her boss (The Octopus) about it. Sam starts looking for a job, but ends up being the waiter for Sacha, during a meal ...

Sacha needs promotion to earn more money, so approaches her boss (The Octopus) about it. Sam starts looking for a job, but ends up being the waiter for Sacha, during a meal with her boss, cooked by Nico. The evening is a disaster, but our young friends cement their friendships as a result of it. In French.

Extra French
24:00

Extra French: Les Vacances

Episode 11 ABC May 15, 2007

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In this episode, the foursome go to London for a long weekend. Sam can speak the language but is a bit confused by the geography. Sacha finds a good-looking English boyfriend ...

In this episode, the foursome go to London for a long weekend. Sam can speak the language but is a bit confused by the geography. Sacha finds a good-looking English boyfriend and Sam ends up dancing with the elderly waitress. In French.

Extra French
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Extra French: Annie proteste

Episode 10 ABC May 8, 2007

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Annie is protesting about cruelty to animals and wants Nico to look after some rescued guinea pigs which then manage to escape. Sam is sent to interview Annie on her ...

Annie is protesting about cruelty to animals and wants Nico to look after some rescued guinea pigs which then manage to escape. Sam is sent to interview Annie on her demonstration and it all ends in tears. In French.

Extra French
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Extra French: Une Etoile est nee

Episode 5 ABC March 20, 2007

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Sam begins to notice Annie in a romantic light so learns to cook in a bid to win her. Annie becomes obsessed with television commercials and Nico's acting career gets a boost ...

Sam begins to notice Annie in a romantic light so learns to cook in a bid to win her. Annie becomes obsessed with television commercials and Nico's acting career gets a boost when he becomes a weather forecaster. In French.

Extra French
24:10

Extra French: Sam a un rendez-vous

Episode 3 ABC March 6, 2007

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Our Parisian friends decide to find love through the Internet, and Sam decides to help out with some jobs around the flat. In French.

Our Parisian friends decide to find love through the Internet, and Sam decides to help out with some jobs around the flat. In French.

Extra French
23:59

Extra French: La Cousine de la Concierge

Episode 8 ABC April 24, 2007

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In this episode, we meet the landlady's cousin, Clotilde Montagne, who is taking over business temporarily. Clotilde dislikes the girls but takes a shine to the boys, ...

In this episode, we meet the landlady's cousin, Clotilde Montagne, who is taking over business temporarily. Clotilde dislikes the girls but takes a shine to the boys, particularly Nico, who goes on a series of dates with her but starts to regret it when she won't leave him alone. Meanwhile, the others build shelves with disastrous consequences, and romance finally flourishes between Annie and Sam. In French.

Extra French
24:08

Extra French: Le Jour du Loto

Episode 6 ABC March 27, 2007

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Sacha thinks she has won the lottery, but Sam has lost her ticket. Nico is also desperate to find the ticket, as he had written a girl's telephone number on the back. We ...

Sacha thinks she has won the lottery, but Sam has lost her ticket. Nico is also desperate to find the ticket, as he had written a girl's telephone number on the back. We follow the characters as they try to find the ticket, and see the consequences when they finally retrieve it. In French.

Extra French
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Extra French: Un mariage dans l'air

Episode 13 ABC May 29, 2007

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Sam and Annie are getting married. Annie wants it very simple but Sam's mother has very different ideas and she is on her way over to Paris to supervise. Sacha finally realies ...

Sam and Annie are getting married. Annie wants it very simple but Sam's mother has very different ideas and she is on her way over to Paris to supervise. Sacha finally realies that she really likes Nico after all. In French.

Extra French
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Extra French: L'arrivee de Sam

Episode 1 ABC February 20, 2007

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Sacha and Annie share an apartment in Paris. Their lives are complicated by the arrival of a mystery guest, Sam, from America. Nico, who lives opposite, finds out Sam's ...

Sacha and Annie share an apartment in Paris. Their lives are complicated by the arrival of a mystery guest, Sam, from America. Nico, who lives opposite, finds out Sam's background but tries to keep it a secret. In French.

Class Of
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Class Of

Season 1 Episode 8 Ten October 3, 2012

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Tough love is certainly the order of the day across the college, as English teacher Rhema is forced to take Jess aside to lay down the law; meanwhile, class 'bad girl' Taylor ...

Tough love is certainly the order of the day across the college, as English teacher Rhema is forced to take Jess aside to lay down the law; meanwhile, class 'bad girl' Taylor has turned the corner.