Resources for Reading Development
Last updated 20 August, 2019. See the latest entry.
Resources to assist teacher-librarians, teachers, parents and care-giver in supporting children's reading development.
To support the variety of reading activities that children engage in at school, parents and care givers can visit the Queensland Government's What works section of the Autism Hub and Reading Centre’s website.
Supporting reading at home
This Queensland government webpage provides ideas on how to engage children in reading at home. Parent resources provide suitable ideas for supporting reading in all phases of learning.
Comics belong in the classroom
Comic books and graphic novels belong in every teacher's toolkit, says cartoonist and educator Gene Luen Yang. Set against the backdrop of his own witty, colourful drawings, Yang explores the history of comics in American education -- and reveals some unexpected insights about their potential for helping kids learn.
Editions of Teacher Trending bring a selection of popular Teacher articles, podcasts and infographics on a particular topic. This collection looks at reading, sharing some of the latest research about why students like to read and how oral vocabulary knowledge helps children learn to read. Provides inspiration for educators across all levels of schooling.
***New*** Build a Reading Culture
Pete the Librarian asked teacher-librarians for their favourite and most effective ideas to build a strong reading culture in schools.