Students can use different text types to find joy in reading informational books, rather than only seeking them out for an assignment.
Storytelling provides opportunities to develop understanding and drive change on serious matters for children, says Indigenous Australian author and performer Boori Monty Prior.
To maximise student learning during a mini lesson teachers must be equipped with impactful strategies, according to literacy experts Sharon and Phil Callen.
Experienced educator Giselle Pulford says picture books are impactful for upper primary students, if used effectively.
The key to bringing informational texts to life in the classroom is to focus on their rich array of text features, according to literacy experts
The Motivation to Read Profile is a tool to help teachers support and improve reading motivation for their students.