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Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom
What, how and why of teaching literature and literacy (visual, digital, information) in the primary classroom
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Research Tips for Writers – Guest blogger Tania McCartney on the ...

Research Tips for Writers – Guest blogger Tania McCartney on the ... | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
I'm delighted to welcome, guest poster, Tania McCartney, author, editor, publisher and founder of the wonderful children's literature site, Kids Book Review – in celebration of her latest release Riley and the Grumpy Wombat ...
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Responding to Readings for Week 2: “Redefining Composition ...

Responding to Readings for Week 2: “Redefining Composition ... | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
“Instructors of composition need to teach students not only how to read and interpret [multimodal] texts from active and critical perspectives, they also need to teach students how to go beyond the consumption of such ...
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Transcript 19 July – Tradition and innovation in children's literature ...

Transcript 19 July – Tradition and innovation in children's literature ... | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Our special guest was PhD candidate, @ChloeKillen who recently presented a paper entitled 'Fear & Safety in Australian children's literature: exploring the relationship between tradition & innovation' at the International ...
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Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's Author | Children's Books ...

Tristan Bancks | Australian Children's Author | Children's Books ... | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Libby is a great advocate for children's authors and Australian children's literature so it is very fitting to celebrate Children's Book Week by having her in The Writer's Studio. Here is a little peek into Libby's process and writing ...
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Lyrical Literacy Learning - Cheap Rosetta Stone

Although over the centuries written language has overtaken oral language as the primary means of communication, the power of music to teach language persists. Literacy ...
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Literacy, families and learning: Visual Comprehension

Literacy, families and learning: Visual Comprehension | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
I've written previously about Visual Literacy, but I have been prompted to do so again by a helpful article written by Frank Serafini in the February 2011 edition of the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy (Vol 54, No.
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Teaching With Technology Summer 2011: Reading Response ...

Teaching With Technology Summer 2011: Reading Response ... | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Reading Response: Interaction of Author, Audience, and Purpose in Multimodal Texts. This study drew me in immediately after looking through our readings as the subtitle, "students' discovery of their role as composer," ...
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ALEA conference day 3 « a macgirl in a pc world

ALEA conference day 3 « a macgirl in a pc world | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Their presentation gave practical suggestions about how to tackle teaching some of the various 'grammars' associated with each of the semiotic systems through the construction of a multimodal text. They stressed the ...
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5 Favorite Apps for Elementary School iPads

5 Favorite Apps for Elementary School iPads | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Image: Whiteboard HD App
In my home state of Victoria, in Australia, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development purchased 500 iPads when they were launched and have embarked on an iPad Trial.
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Visual Approaches to Teaching Writing: Multimodal Literacy 5 - 11 | multimodal composition | Scoop.it

Visual Approaches to Teaching Writing: Multimodal Literacy 5 - 11 | multimodal composition | Scoop.it | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
At the heart of this book lie two convictions: * that children have a great deal of experience and knowledge of multimodal texts which deserve to be...
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Visual Literacy: Teaching Students How Video Can Fool the Viewer ...

Visual Literacy: Teaching Students How Video Can Fool the Viewer ... | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Visual Literacy: Teaching Students How Video Can Fool the Viewer. Posted on September 5, 2011 by Janet Abercrombie. One of the most important things we can teach students is to be a critical viewer of visual media.
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"Aboriginal Australian and Canadian First Nations Children's ...

In her article "Aboriginal Australian and Canadian First Nations Children's Literature" Angeline O'Neill discusses Canadian First Nations and Australian Aboriginal children's picture books and their appeal to a dual readership.
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Literature to support the Australian curriculum: annotated lists of ...

Literature to support the Australian curriculum: annotated lists of ... | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Fran Knight is a South Australian children's literature specialist, renowned for her knowledge and experience in book selection and reader guidance. She has been assisting teachers and teacher-librarians for many years.
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Susanna Robertson's curator insight, March 25, 2013 5:18 AM

Another list of resources. This is useful - although expect to spend lengthy amounts of time browsing lists upon lists.  

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Using Gaming to Teach Information Literacy Skills – AkASL

Using Gaming to Teach Information Literacy Skills – AkASL | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
They also teach information literacy skills to kids in ways that are vital to them and that they understand. Games can help kids learn how to synthesize information and apply it, two higher-level thinking skills that are vital parts ...
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Thinking outside the film frame | The WAG Magazine

Thinking outside the film frame | The WAG Magazine | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
“Visual literacy hasn't evolved yet. That's what's exciting about it,” says Holen, who as the lab's director of educational innovation is a teacher of teachers. In her basement classroom, the board is filled with singular words.
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Literacy and Numeracy – Week 6 « The Weblog of (a) David Jones

Literacy and Numeracy – Week 6 « The Weblog of (a) David Jones | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
Teaching and learning literacy, then, involves shaping and mastering the repertoire of capabilities called into play when managing texts in ways appropriate to various contexts. But then there is this position.
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Cand. - Behind the Books - Gatheringbooks

Cand. - Behind the Books - Gatheringbooks | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
I much appreciate the invitation of Myra Bacsal, her warm introduction of myself as an arts education consultant and the honour to discuss issues of literature and literacy in education. The entry point of this ...
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The Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the ... download PDF file

The Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the ... download PDF file | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
The Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual viewpoints and research on a broad range of topics related to using popular trends in the...
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The Australian Children's Laureate Project | Australian Children's Literature Alliance

The Australian Children's Laureate Project | Australian Children's Literature Alliance | Literature and Literacy in the Primary+ Classroom | Scoop.it
The Australian Children's Laureate Project | Australian Children's Literature Alliance http://t.co/GuzmsPF...
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