The Splash ABC site has amazing resources for teaching and learning but it also has interesting articles about a wide range of educational issues, including the importance of reading in the first year of school. This article stresses how all students in this first year of school - whether it be called Kindergarten, Foundation, Pre-Primary or anything else - should complete the year believing that they will be "clever readers and writers". For parents and teachers alike developing this belief stems from creating a love of reading for enjoyment and information. Read more here.
Hello! I am a Primary School (that's Kindergarten to Year 6) Teacher Librarian at a medium-sized school (300+) in Sydney, Australia. This blog and it's website records our learning adventures as we prepare students who are future-ready, digital savvy, productive digital citizens.