Tagged: books

Paul Jennings – Legend

His books still grace the ears and eyes of my class, even 30-40 years after they were written. Naturally, I make sure I read them to each and every class I can. This video...

Listen to Reading

Listen to Reading

One thing I have always been an advocate for is reading to the students. Most days I will set aside 10-15 minutes for this, if not more. With this ‘Listening Post’ so to speak,...

A picture is worth a thousand words

A picture is worth a thousand words

Today an article crossed my desk which was ultimately concerning. I didn’t like it. Partly it was written because of that feeling. But moreover, it seems to add credibility to the research completed by...

Picture Books and Literacy Learning

Picture Books and Literacy Learning

I was perplexed, astonished, gobsmacked, and bewildered when I read this article this morning. Picture books hurt reading, says linguist Pamela Protheroe Read Article – Stuff.co.nz There are very few words I can say...