Parent Teacher Association 2012

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Presentation to the James Hargest PTA meeting 30th October 2012 on reading and research support through the Hargest libraries and how parents can help their children with this at home

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Parent Teacher Association 2012

  1. 1. Reading, Research and Recreation The three “R”s of the school library Senga White, Library Managerhttp://flic.kr/p/6DPTK1 James Hargest College
  2. 2. Reading Research Recreation *******How this looksat Hargest ……
  3. 3. Reading Regular English visits Opening hours Reading for Enjoyment Programme Odyssey Challenge Summer Reading
  4. 4. Research Info Lit ModulesDatabasesSweet Search Tertiary Prep Unit http://flic.kr/p/69xLS1
  5. 5. http://flic.kr/p/bkbY3h
  6. 6. How it looks at James Hargest Collegehttp://flic.kr/p/a9sVnC
  7. 7. The Whole School Approach How it’s embedded into Units and Assignmentshttp://flic.kr/p/7x9bSS
  8. 8. http://tertiaryprep.wordpress.com/
  9. 9. Recreation Reading …. The fun stuffhttp://flic.kr/p/5jWTUH
  10. 10. I Read Richard Peck, author “I read because one I read because I have life isn’t enough, and friends who don’t, and in the pages of a book young though they are, they’re beginning to I can be anybody; run out of material; I read because the I read because every words that build journey begins at the library, and it’s the story become mine, time for me to start to build my life; packing; I read not for happy I read because one endings but for new of these days I’m going to get out of this beginnings; I’m just town, and I’m going to beginning myself, and go everywhere and meet I wouldn’t mind a map; everyone, and I want to be ready.”http://flic.kr/p/dajhu6
  11. 11. Reading How can parents be involved?  Read to your children  Talk about books  Ask what they’re reading  Help them select books  Discuss what you’re reading  Read some of their books  Visit the Public Library together  Have books at home  Create a family reading bloghttp://flic.kr/p/b2oD22
  12. 12. How can parents be involved?Ask about assignmentsSit down with them at the computer, desk or the kitchen tableAsk them to help you “find” information on the Research internetUp-skill yourself on how to search onlineSet challenges http://flic.kr/p/9WaWEe
  13. 13. Some Resources to help• Livebinder for parents - http://www.livebinders.com/edit/index/571985• Book reviews - http://bobsbooksnz.wordpress.com/• Book trailers - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRgiZeekrpM&list=PLCB1 04AA0BD5BAEAD&index=3&feature=plpp_video• Websites - http://www.brianfalkner.com/ http://flic.kr/p/7yF5f2
  14. 14. Class of 2012

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