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306241497 Reading-on-the-same-page: linger longer in the learning areas.  
Reading-on-the-same-page uses a well-chosen piece of focus text at an instructional level to explicitly teach text processing and reading comprehension strategies as well as subject content....
306241496 When English meets history: exploring the faction genre through action learning.  
We were excited by Mark Greenwood, we were entertained by Norman Jorgensen, we were inspired by Kirsty Murray and we were charmed by Diane Wolfer in our quest to discover how authors weave facts...
306241495 Opening the pages, opening the doors.  
In today's world of modern technology there is much to know and learn, access to information is ever increasing and reading is crucial. Improving students' reading opens the doors to...
306241494 You're a better man than I am integrating language, literature and literacy with a text about Asia: Rudyard Kipling's poem Gunga Din.  
306241493 Multimodal responses to literature in years 5-8: the other worlds project.  
The Other worlds teaching materials at http://otherworldsw.yolasite.com provide Stage 3 and 4 English students with rich opportunities to interpret, appreciate and evaluate literature. They have...
306241492 Subject-specific literacies and transition in the middle years: examples of teacher thinking, research and practice.  
This paper describes the work of middle years teachers working with Design-Based Research (DBR) to target literacy interventions in their classrooms, employing a range of pedagogical foci. Two...
306241491 Capturing conference learning.  
The East Timor Federation comprising five low SES schools from Launceston's Northern suburbs sent 13 literacy leaders and teachers to the 2011 ALEA National Conference. From this opportunity...
306241490 What counts as comprehension in teacher practice?  
Comprehension is generally considered to be an essential skill required in all learning areas. The Australian Curriculum argues that much of the explicit teaching of literacy occurs in the English...
306241489 'Almost like a revolution in the school'--embedding literacy across learning areas: a case study.  
As part of the National Partnerships Literacy Project, the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia participated in an action learning project with the University of Western Australia to...
306241488 Introduction: teachers talking to teachers.  
306241487 Editorial.  
293353346 Using picturebooks to empower and inspire readers and writers in the upper primary classroom.  
The Australian Curriculum: English highlights the importance of using multi-modal texts in our classrooms to allow children to connect with and appreciate literature. Picture books provide...
293353345 His Dark Materials Trilogy: Northern Lights (re-titled The Golden Compass), The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.  
293353344 An author's candid viewpoint: e-books--why read them or write them?  
293353343 Adolescent literacy and the benefits of whole school planning.  
293353342 Issues in the assessment of spelling.  
293353341 U-can write: working with struggling writers.  
293353340 Literacy learning partnerships for aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education: an action learning project.  
293353339 Curriculum directions in Australia: has the new focus on literacy (English) and assessment narrowed the education agenda?  
Curriculum in Australia is undergoing significant change since the recently introduced new national directions in education. This paper examines the changing initiatives and presents: some...
293353338 Editorial.  
279891028 Engaging fluent readers using literature circles.  
One of the issues often raised by classroom teachers is 'What can I do with those students who are reading well above their chronological reading age?' What is the next challenge? How can we ask...
279891027 Writing Essentials.  
279891026 The Book Whisperer.  
279891025 Middle years students thinking with and about typography in multimodal texts.  
Today's contemporary communication landscape requires working in and with multimodal texts. Typography, the appearance of language, is one fundamental element of visual design that students need...
279891024 Frame by frame: understanding the appeal of the graphic novel for the middle years.  
Graphic novels are worth investigating for use in the middle school. They are enjoyed by students and have many features that are both motivating and able to underpin explicit and worthwhile...
279891023 Developing 'Asia literacy' through the Australian curriculum--English.  
279891022 Boys, ballads and Glogster: techno-poetry in year 7.  
The new literacies are a change agent for the way in which we teach creating greater opportunities for collaborative student centred learning. This article focuses on the use of Glogster, an...
279891021 Breaking down the barriers: using critical literacy to improve educational outcomes for students in 21st-century Australian classrooms.  
The belief that literacy is purely a functional concept has been superseded by the ideology that to be 'literate' requires an understanding of cultural context, and the skills to analyse...
279891020 Editorial.  
269531654 Project claim: community literacy is our aim.  
269531653 Christina's Matilda.  
269531652 Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? Content, Comprehension Grades 6-12.  
269531651 Q & A forum.  
269531650 Literacy learning: what works for young indigenous students? Lessons from the longitudinal literacy and numeracy study for indigenous students.  
The Longitudinal Literacy and Numeracy Study for Indigenous Students (ILLANS) (2) tracked the growth in literacy and numeracy skills of a group of Indigenous students from 27 schools across...
269531649 Beginning and struggling readers: engaging parents in the learning process.  
269531648 Using drama to enhance literacy: the school drama initiative.  
269531647 How effective are print-based comprehension models for reading and assessing multimodal texts?  
The presentation of texts within a school environment has traditionally been heavily weighted towards print-based media. Outside of this environment, students are increasingly exposed to...
269531646 Beyond institutional walls: literacy support for indigenous students at a remote high school in the northern territory.  
This paper examines how the Community Action Support (CAS) program, a collaboration between the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation (ALNF) and the University of Western Sydney (UWS), has...
269531645 Editorial.  
259959929 The participatory classroom: Web 2.0 in the classroom.  
Many young people use the interactive web, or Web 2.0, in their everyday lives, primarily for socialising and entertainment. Particularly empowering to learning are abilities to produce content...
259959928 The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind.  
259959927 A Girl Called Tim: Escape from an Eating Disorder Hell.  
259959926 Q & A forum.  
259959925 'When there's love inside there's a reason why': emotion as the core of authentic learning in one middle school classroom.  
This paper arose from a reflective challenge offered by Alfie Kohn, and an ensuing review of the literature base dealing with the concept of authentic learning. From our perspective, the role that...
259959924 From encyclopaedias to search engines: technological change and its impact on literacy learning.  
259959923 Digital literacy: human flourishing and collective intelligence in a knowledge society.  
How is digital literacy important to human flourishing? With so many students today using online and digital tools such as Facebook, YouTube, iTunes and smartphones, this paper investigates...
259959922 What are the potential impacts of high-stakes testing on literacy education in Australia?  
This literature review explores the potential impacts of high-stakes testing on literacy education in Australia. The paper draws upon research primarily from the United States and the United...
259959921 Editorial.  
249223415 Once by Morris Gleitzman.  
249223414 A Rose for the Anzac Boys by Jackie French.  

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