A Reading Workshop is key to actively engage students and allow all children to build their reading skills every day.
Instead of only choosing literature based on a specific writing task or learning objective, teachers should make literature the key part of all writing programs.
A Reader's Notebook is a fantastic tool for teachers to help students meaningfully engage with their reading, according to literacy experts Sharon and Phil Callen.
Maintaining momentum in the classroom comes down to how you structure your lessons, says Rob Vingerhoets.
The 'Every Child, Every Day' approach comprises of six simple elements of effective reading instruction, according to literacy experts Phil and Sharon Callen.
Early career teacher Maddie Cotterell says new teaching professionals can fast track their development by being reflective and seeking advice.
'Mini Lessons' are a highly effective, transformative teaching method that bring the class together as a community of readers and writers, according to literacy experts Phil and Sharon Callen.
Teachers need to be motivated to search, explore and read more widely to bring a wider range of texts to students when reading aloud in the classroom, according to literacy experts Sharon and Phil Callen.
There are five key literacy teaching strategies that can now be applied in the classroom, according to literacy teaching experts Phil and Sharon Callen.
When children share their own stories it provides entry into different worlds and helps them learn more about others and themselves.
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.