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NATIONAL LITERACY and NUMERACY WEEK in NSW

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Ideas for parents:

Parents can find great ideas to help their children improve their literacy and numeracy skills in the Parent Support section.

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Literacy video — Language and literacy in the 21st century:

Professor Christie and Professor Simpson discuss the crucial role that literacy plays, social responsibility and writing development.

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Auburn West Public School building

A successful literacy idea — Auburn West Public School:

To celebrate National Literacy and Numeracy Week, Auburn West Public School has organised two author visits.

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Numeracy video — Mathematical reasoning

In this video, Professor Kaye Stacey explores reasoning that establishes why mathematical results are true.

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A successful literacy idea — Clarke Road Special School, Hornsby:

Clarke Road School will be holding a Literacy Day where students, staff and community members are invited.

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Video resources

NLNW Literacy and Numeracy videos

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Literacy videos
Numeracy videos

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LiteracyNumeracy

Questioning strategies Years 3-6 iconQuestioning strategies Years 3-6
-Therese Corben, Sydney Region Literacy Consultant

Student motivation and engagement in mathematics 1-2 iconStudent motivation and engagement in mathematics
Parts 1-2

-Janette Bobis, University of Sydney

Supporting oral language development in the K-3 classroom iconSupporting oral language development in the K-3 classroom
-Carmel Crevola, International Educational Consultant

Development of chance concepts and skills iconDevelopment of chance concepts and skills
-Jennifer Way, University of Sydney

Literacy across the school curriculum Parts 1-3 iconLiteracy across the school curriculum
Parts 1-3

-Peter Freebody, Professorial Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Mental computation for numeracy iconMental computation for numeracy
-Dr Shelley Dole, University of Queensland

Creating effective persuasive texts iconCreating effective persuasive texts
Parts 1-2

Part 1
Part 2
-Dr Sally Humphrey, Senior Lecturer, Australian Catholic University

The problems with fractions iconThe problems with fractions
-Dr Peter Gould, NSW Dept of Education and Training

The benefits of whole-school literacy plans iconThe benefits of whole-school literacy plans
Parts 1-4

Part 1: Coherent whole-school programs
Part 2: Audit of student assessment and data
Part 3: Beginning a process of whole-school planning
Part 4: Audit of staff resources
-Professor Allan Luke, Queensland University of Technology

Effective mental computation iconEffective mental computation
-Professor Alistair McIntosh, University of Tasmania

NOW literacies - everyday classrooms reading, viewing and creating multimodal texts iconNOW literacies - everyday classrooms reading, viewing and creating multimodal texts
-Dr Jon Callow, University of Sydney

Maths in the real world iconMaths in the Real World
-Dr David Wilson, University of NSW

Explicit teaching as an 'enabling' literacy practice iconExplicit teaching as an 'enabling' literacy practice
-Dr Christine Edwards-Groves, Charles Sturt University

Numeracy in the home iconNumeracy in the Home: Children's Access to Kindergarten
-Dr Thelma Perso, NT Dept of Education and Training

Science and literacy iconScience and literacy
Parts 1-3

-Professor P. David Pearson, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching the empty number line iconTeaching the Empty Number Line
-Assoc. Professor Janette Bobis, University of Sydney

Children's literature iconChildren's literature
-Dr Alyson Simpson, University of Sydney

Understanding the empty number line iconUnderstanding the Empty Number Line
-Assoc. Professor Janette Bobis, University of Sydney

Talk around text iconTalk Around Text
-Professor Peter Freebody, University of Sydney

Critical numeracy in context iconCritical Numeracy in Context
-Dr Jane Watson
~Click here for transcript of the video

Literacy across the curriculum iconLiteracy Across the Curriculum
-Professor Peter Freebody, University of Sydney

Everyday numeracy K-4 iconEveryday numeracy K-4 (for parents)

Rich talk about text iconRich Talk About Text
-Professor P. David Pearson, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Why use maths iconWhy Use Maths?

Tutoring collaborative approaches to assisted reading iconTutoring: Collaborative Approaches to Assisted Reading
-Dr Gary Woolley, Griffith University

 

Literacy learning and technology iconLiteracy Learning and Technology
-Dr Kaye Lowe, University of Canberra

 

Parent education and literacy iconParent Education and Literacy
-Dr Kaye Lowe, University of Canberra

 

Supporting young children's literacy development iconSupporting Young Children's Literacy Development
-Dr Scott Paris, National Institute of Education, Singapore

 

Teaching narrative writing iconTeaching Narrative Writing
-Christopher Cheng

 


What is NAPLANWhat is NAPLAN? -Kate O'Donnell

For more information about NAPLAN, visit:
http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/learning/7-12assessments/naplan/index.php