The Teacher's Tool Kit For Literacy

Part 1: In Search Of An Effective Literacy Program

Episode Summary

What does an effective literacy program look like in schools, and how do we achieve it? Literacy expert Sharon Callen discusses.

Episode Notes

With so many mixed messages and options, many school leaders find it challenging to identify and implement the key attributes of an effective literacy program. 

Some teachers are asked to use a program but find that it doesn't cater for all of their learners. Leaders are looking for a universal solution. There is a lot of confusion about what is 'right and wrong', and many leaders and teachers don't know who to turn to for advice.

Over a three-part series, we explore how leaders and teachers can learn to be flexible in their selection of content and pedagogy to provide equal opportunities for each learner’s development in literacy. It’s about the questions we can ask ourselves to become flexible and informed.

Covered throughout this series:

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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 expert and founder of Cue Learning, Sharon 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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