Focus on Understanding texts: The components of reading - Blended learning

Provides an opportunity to explore the cognitive process involved in reading and how to plan for explicit reading instruction.

Description

This professional learning provides Years 3-8 teachers with an opportunity to explore the cognitive process involved in reading and how to plan for explicit reading instruction.

  • Module 1: A framework for understanding reading
  • Module 2: The reading landscape
  • Facilitated session: Conditions for reading improvement.

Completing this blended learning course will help you to:

  • consider the complex cognitive processes involved in reading
  • consider how reading research, the School Excellence Framework and the What Works Best: 2020 update can inform your teaching of reading 
  • explore the reading demands across the curriculum 
  • understand the importance of a whole school reading culture that embraces a shared belief, responsibility, and enjoyment of reading
  • investigate the gradual release of responsibility model
  • plan for explicit teaching of reading.

Roles

  • Primary Stage 2
  • Primary Stage 3
  • High School



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