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Literacy for the 21st Century : A Balanced Approach - Gail E. Tompkins

Literacy for the 21st Century

A Balanced Approach

Paperback Published: 23rd August 2018
ISBN: 9781488615719
Number Of Pages: 480

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The purpose of this product is to support PST develop knowledge, understanding and skill in teaching literacy to children from the Foundation Year to Year 6.

To assist in achieving these goals, the product outlines from the beginning that successful teaching involves knowing the students, the content and associated curriculum requirements, and understanding how to apply this knowledge in explicit and skilled ways to meet individual students’ literacy learning needs.

The product emphasises that effective teachers continually engage in reflective practice to gauge if and how each student’s learning goals are achieved. It challenges the PST to consider ways of knowing, learning and teaching, providing opportunities to consider ways of using digital platforms to develop children’s reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing skills.

Developed for preservice teachers, practising teachers and those interested in English literacy teaching and learning, this product includes a range of vignettes drawn from classroom and university practice across Australia, examples that stand to authenticate the learning.

Additionally, this product

  • Has respected and updated/current content, mapped to industry standards delivered in a range of customisable formats and affordable price points.
  • Can be delivered via Revel, offering an interactive learning experience available on all devices
  • Is part of a connected collection in the Education portfolio offering a suite of resources across an Education degree in a consistent format and style.
  • Respected authors in the field
  • Used across all levels of Bachelor and Masters Education courses

  • PART 1 Literacy for the 21st century
  • 1 Becoming an effective teacher of language, literature and literacy
  • 2 Teaching the reading and writing processes
  • 3 Assessing students’ literacy development
  • PART 2 Components of literacy development
  • 4 Working with the youngest readers and writers
  • 5 Cracking the alphabet code
  • 6 Teaching English grammar: the language code for reading and writing
  • 7 Developing fluent readers and writers
  • 8 Expanding academic vocabulary
  • 9 Promoting comprehension: reader factors and text factors
  • PART 3 Organising for literacy instruction
  • 10 Organising for instruction
  • 11 Differentiating for success
  • 12 Reading and writing in the content areas
  • PART 4 Compendium of teaching strategies
  • Professional references
  • Children’s book references
  • Glossary
  • Author and title index
  • Subject index

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ISBN: 9781488615719
ISBN-10: 1488615713
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 23rd August 2018
Edition Number: 3

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