Tuesday, May 10, 2011

naplan week...

and a whole lot of other stuff. My yr 4-7 choir had their debut performance yesterday. We sang I'll Stand by You and Van Dieman's Land. We have an encore performance tomorrow of the same two songs (junior assembly... We've clearly made the big-time.) On Friday we have a three hour masterclass with a seriously good conductor. I plan to spend most of that time feeling deeply inadequate. Next Friday night is our competition. I'll be happy if we don't make complete fools of ourselves.

7 comments:

  1. You guys should go on 612 ABC Brisbane radio's school band/choir competition. I listened last Friday to some school band as I was driving to work. A quite enjoyable way to commute actually.... I can't remember what the prize is though??

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  2. LOL - "I plan to spend most of that time feeling deeply inadequate."

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  3. Is it only J doing Naplan this year? How's he coping?

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  4. Yeah. Just Joel. He's doing okay. Don't think his marks will be too flash but I don't have to think about that till September.

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  5. I'm thinking of writing to Mr Swan to suggest that one way to fix the budget might be to ditch NAPLAN. It's such a waste of time when kids could be learning something instead of practising for NAPLAN.

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  6. I just realised yesterday that if they stick with NAPLAN for years 3, 5, 7 & 9 one year I will have all four girls doing the test. 2018, I think.

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  7. Something to look forward to!

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