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FOR PARENTS

These articles and resources form a contemporary evidence base for the teaching and learning of reading and viewing; writing and representing; speaking and listening. 

Tips for Parents and Carers to Support the Development of Their Child's Reading

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Jo Padgham (Principal, Turner School 2016)

This article provides ideas for parents on how to support early reading development. The article gives suggestions that can be easily incorporated into family routines.

Key words: Reading  Early childhood

Tips for Parents and Carers to Support the Development of Their Child’s Writing Through the Primary Years

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Jo Padgham (Principal, Turner School 2017)

This article makes suggestions for parents to support their child’s writing development. It is divided into sections making it easily accessible for parents to identify an area they can try at home. 

Key words: Writing  Early childhood  Primary

Meeting the Needs of Struggling Readers and Writers

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This Foundation for Learning and Literacy published article is one of two partner articles on supporting struggling readers and writers and expands on Touchstone 6. The partner article is Principles for working with struggling readers and writers- advice for teachers across primary and secondary schools.

This article draws on research and practice in order to provide teachers and school leaders with research evidence and informed instructional and organisational practices to meet the needs of those students who are struggling as readers and writers.

Key words: Reading  Writing  Intervention  Engagement  Support  Strategies  Expectations

Principles for Working with Struggling Readers and Writers - Advice for teachers across primary and secondary schools

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This Foundation for Learning and Literacy published article is one of two partner articles on supporting struggling readers and writers and expands on Touchstone 6. The partner article is Meeting the needs of struggling readers and writers, particularly in the later primary years and secondary years.

This article outlines principles aimed to assist teachers in adjusting their literacy teaching for individual students who are experiencing some difficulty with reading and writing. They are based on what research tells us about struggling readers and writers.

Key words: Reading  Writing  Difficulties  Engagement  Support

Children's Rights to Read

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International Reading Association (2020)

The International Reading Association has published this useful and important list for teachers and parents to keep in mind.

Key words: Reading 

Helping Your Child to Read

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In March 2020, Noella Mackenzie, Associate Professor at Charles Sturt University wrote 3 short posts for parents and carers on her blog. Each of the posts provides useful support for parents and carers who have children who are learning to read.Helping your child with reading:

1 Reading Aloud

2. Reading WITH your child

3. Children reading BY themselves

Key words: Reading  Parent support  Motivation

The Rights of A Writer Poster for Classrooms

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Jo Padgham (Principal, Turner School 2017)

This poster provides suggestions for parents to support their child’s writing development. It is divided into sections making it easily accessible for parents to identify an area they can try at home.

Key words: Writing  Early childhood  Primary

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