Literacy

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Using feedback to move forward
Using feedback to move forward

Giving focused feedback has removed the fear of the unknown for one cohort of students and freed them up to become more confident writers.

Instilling a love of reading
Instilling a love of reading

Reading aloud for pleasure is more associated with primary than secondary. Yet for 36 years, this educator has read aloud for enjoyment to her Grade 7 to 12s.

Stimulating learning environments
Stimulating learning environments

Why can’t schools be as exciting as Disney World? One principal shares how his school has incorporated stimulating learning platforms that feed students' imagination.

Learning by teaching ... a robot
Learning by teaching ... a robot

Researchers are exploring how an artificially-intelligent robot can help children improve their handwriting skills, by placing the youngsters in the role of teacher.

Moving on with literacy
Moving on with literacy

Researchers have developed a program that combines movement with literacy to improve reading and writing skills in early childhood.

Teacher's bookshelf: Autism Awareness Month
Teacher's bookshelf: Autism Awareness Month

In honour of Autism Awareness month, two educators take a look at a story about a boy who embarks on a journey to find a new brain.

Fast five: Spelling errors
Fast five: Spelling errors

Analysing student spelling errors and recognising patterns can help you identify underlying issues and come up with teaching and learning strategies.

Reading for fun

What do youngsters look for in books when they are reading for pleasure? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

Recognising exceptional teachers and outstanding contributions
Recognising exceptional teachers and outstanding contributions

The founder of a non-profit school to share effective practice in teaching reading and writing has won the inaugural million dollar Global Teacher Prize.

Comprehension strategies
Comprehension strategies

Associate Professor John Munro discusses why readers require a range of strategies in order to comprehend text independently and spontaneously.