Archive for 2010

What’s HOT for 2010?

Tuesday, 9 February 2010 at 4:26 pm

The 14th annual survey by the International Reading Association (IRA) outlines some interesting perspectives.

Each year the IRA conduct a survey to identify the perceived trends in literacy. The “What’s hot?” survey results for 2010 were released in the December/January issue of Reading Today. It must be noted that the term “hot” does not reflect what respondents view as important, but simply what is perceived …

The Home-School Connection: Supporting Home Reading

Tuesday, 12 January 2010 at 3:36 pm

Assisting Parents and Caregivers to Support Home Reading

Teachers know that parents make a world of difference to children’s literacy development and that support at home is crucial to developing attitudes to reading as well as practising and applying reading skills and knowledge.

As we move into the new year, schools will schedule parent information sessions to provide important insights about routines and procedures, expectations for learning …