Thursday, February 13, 2014

Literacy Update 12 February 2014

Kia ora tātou,
Week two already and oh how wondrous it is to see action on the listserv.

I would really like to draw your attention to the growing resource Literacy Online Book Recommendations. What can you take from and add to this list?
I am really enjoying the conversation that is developing in this forum and would love to hear more from you all.  What can we help you achieve? What can you share?

It is wonderful to see a number of new members to the literacy online vln group.  Join teachers who have an interest in sharing ideas, resources and issues related to developing teaching and learning programmes based on the literacy needs of their learners.

New Resources
Have you had a chance to check out the new digital versions of Connected 2013? We would love to hear stories of how you, your learners, your school are interacting with this new resource.
The titles are

Other sites to check out

What do you do to support your learners building vocabulary?

I wonder how you are using music with your learners?  Please share what is working, what is challenging!

  • Watch. Connect. Read.  Book Trailers by Mr Schu, a teacher librarian promoting book trailers to connect readers with books.  
How could you use this site with your learners?  How could your learners create book trailers and promote books in your schools?

Ngā mihi nui
Anne Kenneally
Literacy Online Facilitator
CORE Education
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