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With various literacy programs available to teachers, it can be hard to determine which ones to take on board, which ones are worth the money and what will actually help your students’ learning.
Sharon talked about how to critique and filter through programs to find the right fit in episode 55 of The Teacher’s Tool Kit for Literacy.
She emphasised the importance of looking at whether a program actually offers a solution to what your particular class needs, rather than only considering how ‘effective’ or structured it may seem as a whole.
“It’s about being aware of what programs are offering and not thinking of programs as, ‘well it’s this or that’. We make decisions based on students and needs and what we as teachers need, so we don’t see the program as being one ‘thing’,” Sharon said.
Therefore, one single program may not be the answer and shouldn’t be treated as a ‘one size fits all’.
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