The more you read, the more things you'll know
The more you learn, the more places you'll go
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself
George Bernard Shaw
Our network has undertaken several rounds that have a focus on reading. Click on the buttons below to find readings, presentations and the stories of our schools as they implement change.
In Term 1 2022, Oakhill Drive hosted rounds. The problem of practice was: Are our reading lessons worthwhile and is there evidence of teachers using effective comprehension activities? This page includes the pre-readings for this round.
The Thornleigh West PS round was in ??? The problem of practice was ??? This page shows the changes they implemented. PS There are lots of great tips here!
For Normanhurst PS the problem of practice for 2021 was: What do reading lessons look like in our classrooms? This page includes the pre-readings, as well as presentations delivered by the Normanhurst team to their school
John Purchase PS's 2021 round was: Are our students being supported to develop their inferential comprehension skills within worthwhile lessons? Lots of great professional learning materials here
What criteria should we use the evaluate research? And what does the research say?