Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Inquiring into Dyslexic Behaviours

Working alongside SENCO we are looking how to support our young learners who are displaying dyslexic tendencies.  This diagram helps us think about the whole child and how they learn.

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Drive Through Blending

I love it, goes hand in hand with driving our own learning in Reading.  This will help to hook in the boys especially.

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Word Attack in Action

Making word attack a part of the everyday reading programme has been a hit. Learners were driving their own learning to work towards their progressions. This allowed me to have more directed time to focus on reading strategies during guided reading sessions.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Our overall Maori data at EOY 2017, of 25 learners showed that the achievement of Maori learners is significantly Below the overall school achievement level across all curriculum areas.  Adding to the 13% of Student Support learners and 18% of ESOL learners- 37% of our learners at the end of 2017 formed our growing percentage of priority learners. (Gina Harduar - Know thy Impact 2018 PLD)

We have yet to realise significant shift in outcomes for our learners. From this analysis

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Word Attack & Word Knowledge - how it can be a part of what I do when reading.

Having a daily focus on word attack and word knowledge progressions.  This will help to embed reading techniques and strategies to help unlock getting to the next reading level.  These practices are to be embedded and a 'part of me'.

Friday, 2 March 2018

Empowering my Learners Through Reading Choices

Using Explain Everything as an avenue to provide learners with choice in their learning during Reading Time. Looking forward to starting with it on Monday.
Already reflecting on how is this catering for my Maori Learners and ESOL. Monday I will collect some student voice on their initial thoughts, and what changes would they consider.