Episode 42: All About Teachers’ Notes

April 12, 2023

In episode 42 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:

All About Teacher’s Notes

What are teachers’ notes? Teachers’ notes are a wonderful resource for educators of all types. This week, Megan and Allison look at how (and why) they’re written, how to access them and more.

Plus, a tip for parents to help with English homework and advice for keeping tweens and teens engaged with reading.

Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

‘Perfectly Weird, Perfectly You: a scientific guide to growing up’ by Camilla Pang. Illustrated by Laurene Boglio

‘How to Tackle Your Dreams’ by Fiona Hardy

‘This Old Thing’ by Cassandra Webb. Illustrated by Tony Flowers

‘Emergency! Emergency! Vehicles to the Rescue’ Rhian Williams. Illustrated by Tom Jellett

‘Our Library’ by Donna Rawlins


Lismore Flood Recovery

One Hour Creative Career Coaching Session with Allison Tait

Teachers’ notes (and how to use them)

‘Steps for writing teachers notes’ by Allison Tait

‘Getting Your Book into the Classroom’ live webinar with Megan Daley through Creative Kids Tales.

For parents out there, teachers’ notes are a brilliant resource for school assignments. If your child is reading a book for school or has to write a book review or essay, search for any teachers’ notes to make their lives super easy. Also brilliant for book clubs!

‘Teacher’s Resources’ by Allison Tait

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Teachers notes in Australia