A truly motivational and engaging classroom library will extend well beyond your standard books, says teacher Giselle Pulford.
Literacy experts Phil and Sharon Callen reveal that learning to 'read like a writer' is one of the best ways for students to improve their story beginnings.
Writer and literacy consultant Mike Dumbleton reveals innovative writing techniques that have been most effective in engaging students in his children's books.
Well-structured writing workshops with diverse texts can help teachers inspire their young writers in the classroom.
Sharon Callen is an experienced teacher, author and literacy consultant. Since 2000 she has worked in schools in Australia and the USA helping improve literacy learning by explicitly modelling in classrooms and guiding leadership.
Phil Callen is Executive Director of Cue Learning, and former Executive Director of the Council of Education Associations of SA and Secretary of the Australian Professional Teachers Association.
They both active teachers and principal consultants with Cue Learning, an education consultancy which provides highly practical, research based professional development for teachers and leaders in schools.