The best way to find good books is to seek out your ideal bookshop, use social media and refer to different children’s book awards.
Asking the right questions will help students to think effectively about reading, and understand text in a deeper way.
Education consultant Alan Wright says effective teaching begins with teachers understanding and better relating to students’ joys and struggles in writing.
Top educator Diane Snowball says exploration allows young students to meaningfully learn high frequency words.
Struggling or ‘striving’ readers and writers can be better supported by teachers using a range of strategies to promote higher engagement.
Providing students open-ended activities and the ability to choose their own strategies will help teachers achieve differentiation, according to leading educator Rob Vingerhoets.
Literacy expert Sharon Callen reveals the questions teachers need to ask before using a program, tool or resource in a literacy lesson.