The Teacher's Tool Kit For Literacy

From Testing to Showcasing

Episode Summary

Literacy experts Phil and Sharon Callen talk about how teachers can equip students for success in standardised testing without changing their day to day teaching.

Episode Notes

For many teachers, getting students ready for standardised testing can be a worry. In Australia we have NAPLAN. 

As teachers we want to  know what preparation makes a difference, and what we don’t have to worry about.

We want to change the construct from something being done to us, to an opportunity to 'showcase'.

In ourTimeless T’s we talk about Transformative Tracking. We value and use everyday information about our readers and writers to teach what they need, to lead them into the next phase of their learning and to, day by day, provide rich reading and writing opportunities. We show how these everyday practices will seamlessly lead to showcasing the students' best efforts on a 'one day test.'

In this episode, Sharon and Phil talk about:

And much more!

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The Teacher’s Tool Kit For Literacy is the free podcast for motivated teachers and school leaders who want the latest tips, tricks and tools to inspire their students and school community in literacy learning. 

Hear from literacy experts and founders of Cue Learning, Sharon and Phil Callen, and special guests.

At Cue Learning, our literacy specialists draw on over 30 years of teaching and international consulting experience to deliver world-class learning solutions. We equip, empower and support teachers to become their authentic selves. 

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