Non Fiction

‘Raising Readers’: Five Weeks Until Publication

By Megan Daley | Feb 26, 2019
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This Tuesday marks 5 weeks until my book, ‘Raising Readers’ is officially out in the world. This realisation is exciting and terrifying in equal measure; somehow I have written a book, an…

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Native Stingless Bees and Bee Books

By Megan Daley | Nov 8, 2017
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It has been a very big week at school! Monday we had Elly Awesome (who was awesome and her book is here) and Tuesday we had Dr Tobias Smith from Bee Aware…

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Top Twenty Magazines for Kids

By Megan Daley | Oct 13, 2017
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Each year around this time I publish a list of magazines for kids – good ones for aunts, uncles, parents, grandparents to gift to little people for Christmas. Magazines are the gift…

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Books for Insight, Strategies, Advice on ASD

By Megan Daley | Sep 26, 2016
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I have done a few blog posts now, and spoken on 612ABC, about books which focus on the Autism Spectrum. However I am no expert in this area and a firm believer…

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Book People: Benjamin Law

By Megan Daley | Sep 24, 2016
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Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based TV screenwriter, journalist and newspaper columnist, who has PhD in creative writing and cultural studies. That’s the official spiel from his website but I’m pretty sure that my intro is better;…

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Literature Supporting Makerspaces

By Megan Daley | Jul 20, 2016
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I’ve just presented another Webinar for the fab Eduwebinar team – this time on texts which support the makerspace movement. Some notes from this evening’s webinar are below for attendees, and anyone…

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Literature Supporting Coding and the Makerspace Movement

By Megan Daley | Jan 27, 2016
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My teacher partner, Jackie Child AKA #bestteachingpartnerever is the most insanely energetic, enthusiastic and talented maker, creator and educator that you could ever hope to meet. I am in complete and total…

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How to Make Paper

By Megan Daley | Jan 14, 2016
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I have done quite a few ‘Slow Communication’ workshops at Brisbane City Council Libraries, based on the book ‘Snail Mail’.  You can read about my slow communication station in my school library…

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Books About ASD

By Megan Daley | Nov 11, 2015
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Someone asked yesterday on Facebook if I had any books to help explain autism to a high functioning ASD pre-teen. Well yes indeed I do! I’ve actually been asked this question a…

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Slow Communication Station

By Megan Daley | Oct 27, 2015
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Our Junior School Library has a makerspace zone, and we incorporate high tech and low tech makerspace ideas into our library planning and teaching – you can read more about this here and…

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Slow Communication: Snail Mail

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2015
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Slow Communication: Snail Mail I am an out and out social media lover and my phone bings and dings at me day and night with emails from five different accounts. It would…

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Creating and Crafting Books

By Megan Daley | Jun 23, 2015
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Creating and Crafting Books (Alternate Title – Megan Daley has a Meltdown on her Blog About School Lunches) School holidays are approaching and I could not be more pleased. I adore working…

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Celebrity Gardeners and Books for Young Eco Warriors

By Megan Daley | Mar 6, 2015
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Celebrity Gardeners and Books for Young Eco Warriors Isn’t it lovely when you meet a ‘celebrity’ in real life and they are exactly as you imagined them? ChickPea and I were fortunate enough…

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The Sweet Swap

By Megan Daley | Sep 8, 2014
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A little while ago now I participated in a “Sweet Swap” because, well…I love sugar. Given my lack of self control with all things sugary I should not really have signed up…

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Books Inspire Action: Land of the Dinosaurs!

By Megan Daley | Oct 22, 2012
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Land of the Dinosaurs!

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