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Rhondda Powling

Kids Who Read Beat Summer Slide - First Book BlogFirst Book Blog - 2 views

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    Graph supporting argument is useful for reading promotion. "Studies show that kids from low-income families who have access to books over the summer not only beat the summer slide, but make even greater gains than kids from wealthy and middle-class families."
Rhondda Powling

Galileo Educational Network Association - 1 views

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    Inquiry is a dynamic process of being open to wonder and puzzlement and coming to know and understand the world. As such, it is a stance that pervades all aspects of life and is essential to the way in which knowledge is created. Inquiry is based on the belief that understanding is constructed in the process of people working and conversing together as they pose and solve the problems, make discoveries and rigorously testing the discoveries that arise in the course of shared activity.
Rhondda Powling

Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: The importance of literacy... - 1 views

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    "The simplest acquisition of literacy can have a profoundly empowering effect personally, socially and politically.  Literacy gives people tools with which to improve their livelihoods, participate in community decision-making, gain access to information about health care, and above all, it enables individuals to realize their rights as citizens and human beings. Literacy is not just about reading and writing; it is about respect, opportunity and development..."
Rhondda Powling

Information Literacy: Building Blocks of Research: Overview - 3 views

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    A good overview by Debbie Abilock
Eric Jensen

Computers and Literacy - Ockham's Razor - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting C... - 1 views

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    Michael Callanan on Ockham's Razor (15 July 2012). Interesting ideas about the impacts of computers in the classroom.
Roland Gesthuizen

The National Literacy and Numeracy Evidence Base - teach learn share - Welcome to the T... - 2 views

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    The Teach, Learn, Share database is a national platform where educators and systems can share their effective approaches to literacy and numeracy teaching and learning in Australia. Once established, the Teach, Learn, Share database will be the 'go-to' site for information about effective literacy and numeracy strategies for individual teachers, schools, systems and the wider education community. The database will include descriptions of successful literacy and numeracy initiatives in a diverse range of school settings, capacity for targeted searching and links to relevant and appropriate research in the areas of literacy and numeracy.
Ruth Howard

Resources - 3 views

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    John Munro AiZ resources, strategies, videos, examples for teaching powerful learning thru oracy and literacy
Ruth Howard

Lingua Franca - 18 June 2011 - Learning oral language - 2 views

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    Oracy the ugly sister to numeracy and literacy how children hear and develop the capacity to speak in their communications has profound impact. Teachers are assuming behaviors are personality rather than oracy. Strategies can be developed to observe and assist with oracy. An ABC Radio interview listen or read transcript also there's a follow up session regards self efficacy and oracy. Short!
Ruth Howard

Infotention How-to (Discovery) | Social Media Classroom - 0 views

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    "First step in creating a radar is process of discovery" Howard Rheingold on Infotention How To 
Rhondda Powling

Removing barriers to literacy / Thematic reports / Documents by type / Browse all by / ... - 1 views

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    The aim of this survey was to illustrate effective approaches that might help others to improve their practice in literacy. Inspectors visited providers of childcare, education and post-16 learning. The providers were selected because previous inspection evidence and data on achievement and attainment showed that they were particularly successful in enabling children and learners from disadvantaged backgrounds to make better than average progress and to achieve good standards of literacy.
Jeremy Wilson

Campus Channel - Showcase your School! - 3 views

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    An easy to use online platform for running a TV channel in your school.
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