Katqat Resources Blog

  • Animals And Climate Change - How Are They Affected?

    As our Earth's surface heats up due to climate change, the inhabitants of the animal kingdom are being affected. Global warming is leaving an impre...
  • The Flying Flying Fox Mega Bat and Climate Change

    When people think of bats, they often think of blood sucking little creatures with small fangs that fly through the window at night. Turning peo...
  • Climate Change And Wolves

    The human impression made on our planet have been both positive and negative. Climate change is an example of a negative result of the advances in ...
  • Climate Change And The Koala

    Like the giant panda, the koala is a fussy eater. It relies on the Eucalyptus tree.  There are many species of Eucalyptus trees. Almost 1000 but t...
  • Why Are Our Grasslands So Important? How children can benefit from exploring this topic.

    Grasslands cover about 1/4 of land on our planet. Grasslands are predominately grass, wildflowers and a few trees. Saying that, what is most notabl...
  • What Should I Look for In A Private Tutor?

    Private tutoring - a controversial subject, shouldn't everything happen in the classroom?  Children's learning is not linear and the curriculum is ...
  • How Does Climate Change Affect Fish In Wetland Environments?

    Fish thrive in the wetland environment from ponds to marshes to swamps. However, human impact upon the environment and climate change is having a...
  • Save The Wetland Environment

      You may have visited a wetland environment such as a swamp, pond or bog and been bothered by gnats and mosquitos. You might have even wondered b...
  • Reluctant Writers

        Many years ago, I was teaching a class about writing an adventure story. The whole class was engaged and one of my students was particularly ...
  • What is the Schwa in Literacy 'ə'?

      The schwa sound in English is very important when speaking and becoming fluent in Literacy. It is very common in English. The schwa looks differ...
  • What is echo reading?

    Echo reading is an effective way to improve reading fluency. A teacher, educator / parent or partner may read a text and the other person copies wh...
  • What is a dipthong?

        WHAT IS A DIPHTHONG?   To put it simply, a diphthong is a sound that is formed when two vowels are combined together to form a single syllable...