Learning and Teaching Literacy
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Learning and Teaching Literacy
Collected articles about new findings affecting Early Learning and Literacy Connections.
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Reading gives kids an edge, study says - Bendigo Advertiser

Reading gives kids an edge, study says - Bendigo Advertiser | Learning and Teaching Literacy | Scoop.it

"Jo Padgham, a school principal in the ACT and national vice-president of the Australian Literacy Educators' Association, says students who read a lot become learners who are risk-takers – who will have a go at learning. "Those who find reading easier at whatever age will read more and thus increase their vocabulary," she says. "Increased vocabulary is closely related to comprehension as children move through school...


...Encouragement is crucial, however, particularly for reluctant readers."


Via Heather Stapleton, Dr.Solomon Raju Basimalla
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It has been said that children who are well-read are also better problem solvers.  Reading fuels Imagination fuels creativity.

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Rutgers Beginner's Guide to Research

Rutgers Beginner's Guide to Research | Learning and Teaching Literacy | Scoop.it

Via Beth Dichter
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a visual aid - helpful for upper grades, or as a tutorial.  Any way we can help with examining a topic and planning the search is appreciated.

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Lourense Das's curator insight, May 29, 2013 9:39 AM

Great interactive tool to teach your students (and yourself) about 'how to do research'

Peg Becksvoort's curator insight, May 30, 2013 5:29 PM

Look at this from the POV of when and how you will teach research skills. Students need consistent requirements for excellence and accountability.

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, June 6, 2013 3:49 AM

a great tool to teach your students how to research