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Rachel Hogan

Rachel Hogan

Rachel Saxton has taught science for the past 11 years in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. As a specialist classroom teacher for four years, she facilitated the introduction of SOLO Taxonomy to her school and supported its development within all curriculum areas as well as in a pastoral context. Thereafter, as head of learning support, she led the development of the Learning Support Department in the modern learning environment of Lincoln High School, Canterbury, New Zealand. Rachel is passionate about giving students the tools they need to access the curriculum. She continues to facilitate the use of SOLO as a common language of learning.

Essential Resources believes in learning. We help teachers teach and students learn.

Our resources are strongly grounded in what works in the classroom, giving teachers lesson plans, tools and strategies they need to make a difference. They support students’ learning through every stage of their schooling, ensuring students excel and can apply their learning to numerous meaningful contexts.

Engaging and of high interest, they are developed to provide students with the skills necessary to become analytical thinkers, problem solvers and idea generators, and to succeed in a multinational work environment.