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What makes a successful teacher of literacy

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What makes a successful teacher of literacy

  1. 1. Explore WHAT MAKES ASUCCESSFUL TEACHER OF LITERACY?
  2. 2. EFFECTIVE TEACHING PRACTICES ASSOCIATED WITH LITERACY ... differentiated practice authentic reading, writing and talk creating links between Learning Areas monitoring and assessment of literacy learning scaffolding self-regulation high expectations
  3. 3. EACH TEACHER NEEDS TO BE EMPOWERED TO PROVIDE ...A positive, reinforcing and co-operative environmentLinks with parents and the local communityProfessional support and developmentOpportunities for different forms of assessment,including self-assessmentThe opportunity to provide links between home andschool
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