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Alphabet Soup in the classroom

Alphabet Soup‘s spring ’09 issue is in the middle of a week-long blog tour to Alphabet Soup's first 4 issues!celebrate the magazine’s first birthday!

Grab a virtual cupcake and line up at the door – today we visit Dee White’s blog: Teachers Writing Helper. We’ll be talking about how Alphabet Soup can be used in the classroom.


1 September What led the publisher to start Alphabet Soup magazine?

Dale Harcombe (Write and Read With Dale)


2 September What goes into ‘whipping up’ an issue of the magazine?

Sally Murphy (Sally Murphy’s Writing for Children Blog)


3 September Promotion and Alphabet Soup

Claire Saxby (Let’s Have Words)


4 September Submissions, and selecting material

Mabel Kaplan (Tales I Tell)


5 September Alphabet Soup in the classroom: benefits for teachers

Dee White (Teachers Writing Helper)


6 September ‘First birthday’ giveaway. Win a set of the first four issues!

Robyn Opie (Writing Children’s Books)


7 September Who’s on the team behind Alphabet Soup magazine?

Sandy Fussell (Stories Are Light)


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Rebecca Newman is a children's writer and poet, and the editor of the Australian children's literary blog, Alphabet Soup.