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Pre-Service Teacher And Elementary Student Partnerships During A Reading Methods Course: Does It Make A Difference?, Sarah K. Clark Sep 2012

Pre-Service Teacher And Elementary Student Partnerships During A Reading Methods Course: Does It Make A Difference?, Sarah K. Clark

Sarah K. Clark

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Literacy Standards In Australia, Geoff Masters, Margaret Forster Aug 2012

Literacy Standards In Australia, Geoff Masters, Margaret Forster

Prof Geoff Masters AO

This publication reports the percentages of year 3 and year 5 students meeting clear performance standards in reading and writing based on the 1996 National School English Literacy Survey. The performance standards described and illustrated in this report are informed by work to develop 'benchmarks' in literacy and numeracy under the direction of the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs. Examples of survey assessment tasks and student work samples are provided to illustrate performance standards for year 3 and year 5 students.


Down The Rabbit Hole: A Look At Integrating Classic Literature Into A Secondary Mathematics Curriculum, Adam E. Sokol Dec 2011

Down The Rabbit Hole: A Look At Integrating Classic Literature Into A Secondary Mathematics Curriculum, Adam E. Sokol

Adam E Sokol

The importance of mathematics and reading is paramount to the advancement of civilization. Research has shown that mathematics and reading, along with writing, have a strong correlation. The new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in mathematics stress the importance of applying mathematical concepts to other subjects and real life. Interestingly, the mathematics and English curriculums have some objectives in common. Classic literature provides a unique context for mathematical concepts to be applied. Using classic literature to teach mathematics could allow students to engage in mathematics and literature more deeply. Example lessons and worksheets supported by research allow teachers to another ...