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ERIC Number: ED402026
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Pages: 13
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A System's Literacy Initiative: Refining and Enriching Early Literacy Practices in Classrooms.
Court, Sue; Delany, Val
The Catholic Education Office of Sydney, Australia, has completed the first year of a 3-year literacy initiative which included an early literacy strand providing professional development for all kindergarten, Year One, and Year Two teachers, with a particular focus on the needs of beginning readers and writers. This paper outlines the planning, delivery, and evaluation of the professional development provided to teachers in early literacy training. In addition to the structure of the course, the paper outlines key features of the course evaluation and describes the following elements: refining classroom practices; linking Early Literacy with the English K-6 strand; selecting guest speakers; developing displays; producing materials; networking among schools; and preparing for the next year. Contains 36 references. (AMC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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